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kamairuka-old:

[ x ] Ross Sea killer whales (Type C)

kamairuka-old:

[ x ] Ross Sea killer whales (Type C)

(via brazilian-orca)

— 2 hours ago with 131 notes
sweet-kiska:

This is one of those types of photos that really put captivity into perspective for me. A huge beautiful wild animal with this unexplainable presence about her; surrounded by glass and metal and concrete.
And on the other side, a bunch of gawking tourists flashing their cameras and waving things at her. They’ll ooh and ahh but they won’t actually think about how the whale feels. And then they’ll go home. Morgan will never go home. As of today she’s SeaWorld’s latest money-making baby factory, thanks to the humans who buy the tickets.

sweet-kiska:

This is one of those types of photos that really put captivity into perspective for me. A huge beautiful wild animal with this unexplainable presence about her; surrounded by glass and metal and concrete.

And on the other side, a bunch of gawking tourists flashing their cameras and waving things at her. They’ll ooh and ahh but they won’t actually think about how the whale feels. And then they’ll go home. Morgan will never go home. As of today she’s SeaWorld’s latest money-making baby factory, thanks to the humans who buy the tickets.

— 2 hours ago with 11 notes
Morgan’s Tale: A Comic

scetaceans:

In light of this post regarding captive orca fanfiction (and my original response here), someone suggested that I share the comic he did for the Free Morgan Foundation:

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(via darling-taima)

— 2 hours ago with 265 notes
deepblueseawhales:

Sperm whale with giant squid in mouth (by echeng)

deepblueseawhales:

Sperm whale with giant squid in mouth (by echeng)

(via freeoceanus)

— 2 hours ago with 63 notes
passion4killerwhales:

Wow. This gave me some feels. Poor Morgan. Selfish loro parque. What can we say?

passion4killerwhales:

Wow. This gave me some feels. Poor Morgan. Selfish loro parque. What can we say?

(Source: stumpytheorca, via l-41)

— 2 hours ago with 15 notes
fortheocean:

Orcas in the monterey bay last week! Photo creds to my friend Giancarlo Thomae

fortheocean:

Orcas in the monterey bay last week! Photo creds to my friend Giancarlo Thomae

(via l-41)

— 2 hours ago with 42 notes

pinkcloudturnedtogrey:

This is Morgan. In June 2010 she was taken from the wild. She was extremely underweight and a Dutch marine park got a permit to rescue her on the condition she was released back into the ocean as soon as possible.

Morgan was not released. Instead she was put on show for the public only weeks after arriving to the marine park. Because she’s the only wild caught orca in the last 25 years she’s vital to the captive orca breeding program because of the increasing inbreeding that’s going on. 

Like most other captive orcas Morgan grinds her teeth on the edge of the tank because of stress, frustration and boredom.

Morgan is now captive at Loro Parque in Spain where she has to perform several shows on a daily basis. She is continually attacked, bullied and harassed by the other whales there. She is also subjected to excessive sexual pressure by the adult male who she is often locked into the same tank with. Morgan is only a pree-teen and not yet ready for mating or being pregnant. Yet nothing is done by Loro Parque or Seaworld (all orcas at Loro Parque belong to Seaworld) to stop the abuse. 

If you want to help Morgan please visit http://www.freemorgan.org/ and find out what you can do to help Morgan get back home to the ocean and her family in Norway. 

— 7 hours ago with 2883 notes
#Morgan  #:( 
Remains found on SeaWorld property →

cetuscetus:

"The remains were outside the perimeter fence but still on the property. Carter said the employees were doing work outside the fence when they discovered the remains."

(Source: scetaceans, via themagicof-orca)

— 8 hours ago with 46 notes