Seals are being taught how to sing like humans. Scientists say these marine mammals’ ability to copy new sounds could lead to new ways to study speech development.
A witness captured the scary moment on camera.
At one point, volunteers in New Zealand stood in a human chain to prevent the animals from becoming stranded.
The animals will continue to perform tricks to crowds in the company's Florida and Texas parks until 2019.
SeaWorld should reconsider their active opposition to sea pens and should work with scientists, trainers, and environmental organizations to establish sea pen sanctuaries to retire their orcas, beluga whales, and dolphins.