Watch: John Hargrove Takes Down SeaWorld on The Daily Show, SeaWorld’s #AskSeaWorld Campaign Backfires Spectacularly

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John Hargrove, author of a firsthand account of what happens at SeaWorldBeneath the Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond ‘Blackfish’,  spoke to the Daily Show on Thursday night. Here’s what he had to say:

Meanwhile, SeaWorld launched a Twitter campaign encouraging followers to send in questions using the hashtag,  #AskSeaWorld.  As you’ll see in this feature by Newsday, the campaign took a turn for the worse. Tweets like this were pouring in all day:

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