Center for Whale Research debut new website →
The Center for Whale Research have a brand spanking new website with loads more information and photos. They’re also offering annual memberships. I’ve just purchased mine!
New Facebook page about Northern Resident orcas →
A new FB page by the makers of the SWG website that plans to track the habits and movements of Northern Resident orcas.
Hugo's Necropsy report is now online. →
Hugo’s necropsy (animal autopsy) report is now available to read online. It doesn’t go into much detail. It basically says ‘well we think he died from an aneurysm but we’re not sure’.
SeaWorld claim Tillikum was "rescued" from fishing... →
Why the fuck would you love an animal that killed three people? I love...– -Quote on Shit-Pro-Caps-Say about Tillikum. What is wrong with some people.
Anonymous asked: okay but why's gwen privating her tumblr and removing all her videos from youtube? (same anon)
Deadly cat feces killing thousands of marine... →
If you have an indoor cat, please do not flush its litter down the toilet. A recent study found that a parasite in cat feces contributes to the death of around 5,000 marine mammals every year.
Caitlin's Blog: I'd like to clear a few things up →
cetaceancaitlin: endkillerwhalecaptivity: freedomforwhales: cetaceancaitlin: as to what happened today. To be honest, I could really give a shit less whether or not people like me or not, but I don’t want people disliking me for untrue reasons. Yesterday, I was looking through my followers pages and I stumbled upon a video someone made of some comments Gwen said on… Ok so I’ve got my...
Anonymous asked: Freedom didn't deactivate any of her accounts! What are people talking about? She just made everything private. Don't people think before they spew lies?
Caitlin's Blog: I'd like to clear a few things up →
freedomforwhales: cetaceancaitlin: as to what happened today. To be honest, I could really give a shit less whether or not people like me or not, but I don’t want people disliking me for untrue reasons. Yesterday, I was looking through my followers pages and I stumbled upon a video someone made of some comments Gwen said on… Ok so I’ve got my emotions under control now from earlier, so I’m...
Team Orkid: A friend of mine wrote this on her FB... →
teamorkid: “I feel the need to express something in a VERY serious manner due to some recent events that have occurred on Facebook and other sites i.e. Tumblr and Twitter. A very dear friend of mine and advocate who is passionate about educating people about captivity and its effects on cetaceans has been bullied to the point of deactivating her accounts and any way of getting in contact with...
Dead orca found.
Via; The Southern Resident Killer Whales who have passed on - ”A dead orca in an advanced state of decomposition was reported to DFO on Sunday, April 14, 2013. It was found near Carmanah Point, Vancouver Island. The sex could not be determined, and it will take DNA analysis to determine its population identity… please don’t be another Southern Resident orca :(”
Ingrid Visser to do skydive if Sam Simon wins... →
SeaWorld confirm they want to expand by opening... →
New peer-reviewed paper by ex SeaWorld trainers →
Ex SeaWorld trainers John Jett and Jeff Ventre have written an excellent peer-reviewed scientific paper about the dangers of viruses that are transmitted to captive orca by mosquitoes.
Some times I feel like pro caps don’t realize that you can still love the...– Hannah Jackson (via anti-captivity-quotes)
Just for clarity, I worked directly with Tilikum (as opposed to just being...– Jeffrey Ventre, former Seaworld trainer (via freedomforwhales) For all the pro caps saying the ex trainers are just in it for the money.
Morgan's Tale: A Comic
fightingforwhales: 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: This broke my heart :’(
Art For Orca is up and running! →
tharidra: This idea was brought up at the Cetacean Spirit forum that Gwen/Freedomfororcas runs. Art For Orca is a place where orca lovers and artists can come to view and showcase art for purchase to benefit various orca related projects and organizations such as Killer Whale ID Catalogue and the Orca Research Trust. I’m just getting these pages set up so don’t mind the sparseness of the pages....
PETITION: URGENT - Immediate Wild Capture... →
marinelandanimaldefense: WE DON’T WANT A BETTER WHALE JAIL - WE WANT NO MORE PRISONERS!
Whale Meat Consumption →
Exclusive clip from “Blackfish” →
Tilikum was youthful, energetic, and eager to learn. He mastered the spinning...– - Tim Zimmerman, Killer In The Pool (Describing Tilikum’s life at Sealand of the Pacific prior to the death of trainer, Keltie Byrne) How things have changed :’( (via theorcas) This makes me so sad. He’s truly a broken spirit. (via freedomforwhales)
I shall start shipping whales
save-lolita: fightingforwhales: kateandtilikum: Shouka x Tilikum Kastaka x Ulises Trua x Kalia Please alert me if these are illegal. You can add your own ships! THIS IS WHAT I WAS TALKING ABOUT LAST NIGHT. These are whales, not TV characters. Why why why why why why why. “And tune in next week to the Cetacean Sex Station for more!” To be fair SeaWorld are stupid enough to...
ilovethewhales: why does literally everything i post turn into an anticap rage post like seriously stop taking everything so serious I think you and I have different definitions of rage lol.