Jean-Michel Cousteau: Free the Orcas

Published by PETA.

SeaWorld may have animal pimp “entertainer” Jack Hanna in its corner, but Tilly has Jean-Michel Cousteau on his side.

The world-renowned French explorer, environmentalist, film producer and, of course, son of Jacques-Yves Cousteau has issued a brief video statement addressing the cruelty and danger of keeping killer whales and dolphins imprisoned in marine amusement parks. Please don’t miss this one, folks:



Jean-Michel Cousteau’s video contains so many eloquent, logical statements that I had trouble picking just one favorite. Can you?

Written by Karin Bennett

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