Well this is inneresting!
Anyone who says movies don't have an impact in real life can bite their tongue!
At least this time around!
Not only that, but it would also make SeaWorld provide the majestic animals with far larger sea pens! Hallelujah!
The bill would also make it illegal for
Thanks to The Simpsons' co-creator Sam Simon, Former NASCAR driver Leilani Munter is going to take her Blackfish car racing!
One of the only reasons she's even going to be able to enter her car in Talladega at all is because Sam helped her raise the massive $115,000 entry fee for the race.
Leilani was on Sam's radio show last week, taking about her car and how she's an orca-activist. He was apparently so moved by her that he
One incredible California lawmaker is going to introduce the Orca Welfare and Safety Act and it could change things in a big way forever!
State Assemblymember Richard Bloom, D–Santa Monica, is trying to make it illegal to "hold in captivity, or use, a wild-caught or captive-bred orca for performance or entertainment purposes."
The ban wouldn't only make it illegal to hold them captive for entertainment, it would also ban artificial insemination of captive killer whales and block the import of more orcas or orca semen.
California would basically become a safe haven for killer whales.
What would happen if someone were to violate the ban?
They would face a fine of up to
Well that didn't take long at all!
We have to admit, we were a bit puzzled by the move considering all of the negative attention surrounding the theme park lately, but some people were downright OUTRAGED by it and took to Twitter to share their frustration:
The late Steve Irwin would be SO proud of the way his family has managed itself since his tragic passing.
His daughter Bindi sat next to her brother Robert and their amazing mother Terri as they appeared on Good Morning America this past Thursday.
There the whole family discussed carrying on the late patriarch's legacy, and how important it is to them. Momma Terri said:
Looks like this Flipper flipped out!
While visiting San Antonio's SeaWorld, a 9-year old girl was reportedly petting a dolphin at their Dolphin Cove where petting is allowed, when the dolphin allegedly bit her hand so tightly, that her mother was unable to free her from its clutches.
In fact, it took a SeaWorld employee to extricate her from the mouth of the beast. Okay, dolphins aren't beasts, but still…scary stuff! We knew dolphins had sex for fun, but gnawing on little girls? Keep it classy, guys!
Now, PETA is asking