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Recently, Heart, Willie Nelson, and the Barenaked Ladies chose to cancel concerts at SeaWorld after viewing the Blackfish documentary. Stand with these entertainers by joining the boycott. Sign today!
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Sponsored by: The Rainforest Site

Established in 1964, SeaWorld is an aquatic themed park which provides its visitors with close encounters with marine wildlife like belugas, dolphins, and orcas, also known as killer whales.

According to the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, SeaWorld holds the vast majority of the world's captive orca whales which appear in shows. These performances are the current cornerstone of SeaWorld's entertainment model.

Orcas are highly intelligent, social animals. In captivity, they are deprived of the interactions they would normally have within their pod family structure. They often have stunted lifespans and numerous health issues while being forced to perform behaviors and tricks they would never exhibit in the wild. These impressive animals are almost constantly in motion, can dive as deep as 195 feet, and travel as far as 100 miles in a day, a range which no tank or aquarium can offer. Deprivation of natural habitat and social bonds often causes the whales to display aggressive behaviors unheard of in the wild.

SeaWorld's exploitative practices cannot be allowed to continue. Boycott SeaWorld until the company ends its policy of captivity for whales and other cetaceans.

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Dear SeaWorld C.E.O. Jim Atchison,

Until SeaWorld ends its policy of captivity for orcas and other cetaceans, I am writing to inform you that I will be boycotting your establishment and will be encouraging my friends and peers to do the same. It is cruel and exploitative to keep these highly intelligent, social animals away from their natural habitat and pods simply for the sake of human entertainment.

Under the stress of captivity, these animals display aggressive behaviors unheard of in the wild. Trainers have lost their lives to frustrated whales lashing out, and countless near-misses go unreported.

If SeaWorld is truly concerned about the welfare of the animals it cares for, it would end captivity for orcas and other cetaceans. Your organization has the unique capacity to play a heroic role in the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of whales rather than using them as entertainment.

I will not support your company's exploitative practices and will encourage my friends to join me in the boycott until you end your policy of captivity for whales and other cetaceans.


Petition Signatures

Oct 23, 2016 Wendy Adams These amazing animals are sadly slaves for our entertainment. This is not right.
Oct 23, 2016 Kim Holec
Oct 20, 2016 Nienke Post Would you treat any other living being this way? No? Didn't think so.
Oct 19, 2016 Alexis Gilmore
Oct 19, 2016 kristin sullivan
Oct 18, 2016 Diana Noel-Labieniec
Oct 18, 2016 Bernadette O'Maoileidigh
Oct 18, 2016 Elizabeth Bastos
Oct 18, 2016 Gulnara Syulgina
Oct 17, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Oct 16, 2016 Marleen Paulus
Oct 15, 2016 Lyn Huston
Oct 13, 2016 Cindy austin
Oct 13, 2016 ANA MARIA
Oct 12, 2016 Karina Tarpinian
Oct 12, 2016 Ana Andre
Oct 12, 2016 Lottie Mosley
Oct 12, 2016 helene ratel
Oct 9, 2016 renee vesely
Oct 9, 2016 jacqueline mitchell
Oct 9, 2016 Carol Houck
Oct 9, 2016 Jeanie Friedman
Oct 5, 2016 Donna Wetzel
Oct 4, 2016 Elaine Parrott
Oct 2, 2016 Tiffanie Haynes
Oct 1, 2016 Leonard DeJoy
Oct 1, 2016 Ursela Rabe
Oct 1, 2016 pearl wheeler
Sep 30, 2016 Ines Raimondo
Sep 28, 2016 Linda Wheeldon
Sep 28, 2016 (Name not displayed) Drown the humans
Sep 27, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 26, 2016 Sharon Sutton
Sep 24, 2016 Karla Price
Sep 23, 2016 kathy Mastrandea
Sep 23, 2016 Carlos Quilez
Sep 22, 2016 SHAWN MACK
Sep 22, 2016 Keith D'Alessandro
Sep 22, 2016 Mimi Ngo
Sep 22, 2016 steven wiles
Sep 21, 2016 Geoff Rayner I think it is so wrong to keep animals in a cage or a tank simply for the amusement of others
Sep 20, 2016 Savannah lukasiewicz
Sep 20, 2016 valerie thomert
Sep 19, 2016 Patricia Sansom
Sep 18, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 18, 2016 Gillian Phoenix Welfare of animals - NOT amusement or profit for humans.
Sep 15, 2016 Jane Gilmore
Sep 14, 2016 Karen Rubino
Sep 13, 2016 Jennifer James
Sep 13, 2016 Marion Corbin

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