I spoke with an acquaintance recently who confessed that she had gone to Sea World in San Diego. She said she felt sad when she remembered some of the things I had told her about wild animals in captivity, but she wanted to know where else people would learn about killer whales if not from marine mammal parks.
I asked her what she had learned at Sea World about the whales. Did she, for example, know anything about their diet?
“Fish,” she said excitedly.
“You mean, dead, frozen fish,” I pointed out to her. [Read more...]