Why are Killer Whales still in Captivity?
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The fact is that killers are evil and whether the killer is a whale or a human being we must either capture them when they are young and keep them contained and tamed or they will go out and kill innocent people, whales, dolphins and fish for no reason other than the fact that they are killers.
Killers are legalized murderers and loopholes in the law should never be abused in such an immoral way.
Whether you are a whale or a human, a killer is a killer and it is better to keep prisoners, human or whale, in captivity of some kind (whether that be an asylum or aquarium) than to just slaughter them all because death penalty makes us as scummy as them.
Their name doesn't define them, they aren't killers. There are not reports of Orca's killing people all the time. These animals live for less than half their life expectancy when in captivity. I.e., in the wild they can live up to 80 years, however in captivity they generally only live up to 20 years.
Additionally, they are killers. Killers are very dangerous to society and should be held captive from those they seek to kill. human killers are not always kept in a prison but are at least held captive on a farm or in a military camp, o supervised region of operation whilst training for and/or carrying out the killings.
Their name is Orca, they are killers. They got the name "killer whale2 because they kill several fish, squid, seals. sea lions, penguins, dolphins, porpoises and even larger whales of their own kind as large as the blue whale. Some killer whales have even been known to slide onto beaches and kill whatever they can get to, yes even a human being as seen by Shamu the whale in Sea World and what she did to her own trainer (SPOILER ALERT: she killed her without provocation)!
Killers are killers, whether they are whales or human beings.
Whales should be free to act and live how they want, just like we can, to a point. The animals don't know any different, where as we do, and that's why criminals are locked away, because they are very dangerous. The whales are not dangerous, it is just natural. They don't know what humans are, we are just another living being, and if they are hungry, they might attack, but generally they don't. These whales are brought to think that everything is a toy and they need to entertain, that is why they have attacked their trainers, these people should not get into the water with them. Although I think strongly about the whales always being free, that doesn't mean that I trust them. We should stay away from them, just like they stay away from us.
Its alright saying that they have killed humans, but I'm pretty sure that we have killed more whales than they have humans. Their bones and blubber have been used for cosmetics and their bodies for food. How can anyone think that is right? These animals are very strong within their families and they should stay that way. Whales can be brought into captivity and it ruins their lives because they would never be able to leave captivity again. They would not be able to survive again in the wild.
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