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June 06, 2019 - South China Morning Post

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows
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Years after the documentary film Blackfish galvanised a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists are calling for an end to "circus-style" dolphin shows at the theme parks.

At a hotel news conference near SeaWorld's San Diego park on Wednesday, US time, the group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) issued a report documenting physical and behavioural harm it says dolphins suffer from their use in live shows and confinement in captivity.

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