The Final Orca Whale Calf Born At SeaWorld Dies

The Final Orca Whale Calf Born At SeaWorld Dies

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Kyara was just three months old when she contracted an infection that would turn out to be lethal. 

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After years of activists' critique and an eventual groundswell of negative public opinion, SeaWorld ended its captive breeding program last year. Kyara's mom was already pregnant at the time. 

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Per Sea World: 

"We are extremely saddened to announce the passing of Kyara, our newest killer whale calf. Kyara was being cared for at the Park's Animal Hospital surrounded by a team of dedicated staff members. Despite the teams best efforts Kyara passed away earlier today, surrounded by lots of love."


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