SeaWorld responds to stinging documentary
The marine park SeaWorld is lashing back at a stinging documentary and its charges of animal mistreatment.
The movie Blackfish chronicles the story of Tilikum, a Sea World Killer Whale that has been associated with three deaths during 30 years in captivity including the death of SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau in 2010.
The company took out a full-page ad in eight major newspapers Friday to "set the record straight."
The ad came after eight musical acts cancelled upcoming performances at the Orlando theme park.