Video – SeaWorld killer whale “trying to commit suicide”

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor

Saddening footage has emerged from Loro Parque in Spain’s Canary Islands, of Killer whale Morgan lying next to her tank as tourists leave stadium after another show.

As it finished the whale beached herself leaving one viewer to write: “Looks to me as if she’s trying to take her own life, I don’t blame her.”

Another added: “’Shame on humans who exploit whales.”

If a killer whale is beached for too long the weight of their body can crush their internal organs and muscles and lead to death.

There has been widespread criticism of the film and has increased calls for these animals to be realised back into the wild.

Watch video here 

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