Written by PETA
Due in part to plummeting ticket sales, SeaWorld is reportedly laying off hundreds of staffers. That news prompted PETA and local activists to hold demonstrations over the weekend in front of SeaWorld parks in Orlando and San Diego in order to call on the corporation to retire the orcas who are languishing in the theme parks' cramped and barren tanks.
You'd think that after an orca killed a trainer earlier this year, SeaWorld would recognize the need to change course. The theme park can reinvent itself and retain jobs by retiring the orcas to protected coastal sanctuaries.
Please tell SeaWorld to "lay off" the orcas—and that you won't be buying a ticket until it does.
Written by Jennifer O'Connor
I think what they mean by "layoff the orca" is to not get - or breed orcas into captivity anymore - probably taking the still young orcas into rehabilitation camps - learn some life strategies then release them back into the wild
As for the laid off workers, that's why it says "Needs a new business plan" instead of selling orcas - sell something more animal-friendly...
OK, let me get this straight:
You are telling Sea World to lay off the orcas, not the workers...
But if you lay off the orcas, you STILL lay off the workers.
Way to Go PETA.
Oh, please post this up - might as well poke fun at someone who sees TRUE logic here.
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