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How One SeaWorld Trainer Decided He Couldn't Work There Anymore

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 02:  In this handout photo provided by SeaWorld San Diego, mom and baby killer whale swim together a
SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 02: In this handout photo provided by SeaWorld San Diego, mom and baby killer whale swim together at SeaWorld San Diego's Shamu Stadium December 4, 2014 in San Diego, California. Kalia, a 10-year-old killer whale, gave birth to the calf at 12:34 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, under the watchful eyes of SeaWorld's zoological team. The calf is estimated to weigh between 300 and 350 pounds and measure 6 to 7 feet. The gender of the calf is not yet known. As with any killer whale birth, the mother and calf are being observed round the clock for the first few weeks. (Photo by Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld San Diego via Getty Images)

After nearly two decades at SeaWorld, senior orca trainer John Hargrove still believed in the marine park's mission.

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