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SeaWorld to stop breeding killer whales

Marine theme-park giant SeaWorld announced Thursday it will stop breeding orcas, also known as killer whales, and will no longer keep any of the giant sea creatures in captivity after its current generation dies.

dateMar 17, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Killer whales feast on salmon in summer

Salmon are the primary summer food source for an endangered population of killer whales in the Pacific Northwest, according to an analysis of fish DNA in killer whale poop published Jan. 6, 2016 in the open-access journal ...

dateJan 06, 2016 in Ecology
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