Whale's Life on Entertainment Parks

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Everyone dreams to be able to go to SeaWorld, to see the whales—these majestic creatures gracefully swimming, so close to you. Then, you can go see the Shamu show, and you can see all the tricks the whales have been trained to do. When one finds out about the whale’s life, everything changes. Killer whales in SeaWorld are held in captivity without the necessary living conditions or treatments. Due to this, the whales should be released because they can acquire mental health issues and anger can build up, causing them to act out against trainers. For more than fifty years, SeaWorld has been the leading theme park and entertainment company “delivering personal, interactive and educational experiences that blend imagination with nature and…show more content…
The whales in SeaWorld eat a balanced, high-quality diet, including several species of fish. An adult whale receives 140 to 240 pounds of food each day. But who helps care for these animals? SeaWorld trainers play an important part of the whales being used for entertainment. In order to be a trainer, one must truly love animals. In order to become a trainer, there are many requirements. Some of the tasks that need to be completed are swimming a distance in a set amount of time, diving to the bottom of the pool, and being able to speak on the microphone after performing these physical activities. SeaWorld only requires a high school diploma and for the person to be scuba certified. The trainers obviously spend much time with the animals they work with in order to build a strong relationship. While building this relationship, the trainers almost become hooked on the whales, always wanting to know more about these fascinating creatures. Being able to work with these enormous animals is a truly breath taking experience. SeaWorld is a place that people like to visit because they are entertained by large marine creatures, but there is so much in between the lines that should be revealed. The famous Shamu had once lived in the wild, but was then taken from its family and put into captivity. There is a whale capturing process—it seems difficult—catching a several ton animal that
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