"did you get to be who you are. and if not, then why. that, my friend, is the big why." - Michael Winter

The name orca whale has become synonymous with the term killer whale, possibly back to use in the 18th century by Spanish sailors. Despite this, a wild orca has never been known to maliciously kill a human being in its natural habitat. Their appearance may be intimidating, but since the first orca whales were captured in the 1960s and 70s humans have dispelled this and numerous other myths surrounding these intelligent mammals. The documentary Blackfish tells the story of Tilikum, a captive […] Continue reading →

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