Orcas in front of the Ocean Encounter backdrop at SeaWorld San Diego | Photo: Noah Wulf, License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Interview with Vicki Putman-Weber

Published on wezooit.eu the 04.03.2021.

In the interview, experienced orca trainer Vicki Putman-Weber offers insights into her work with the orcas and the future of her profession.

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Note: In the interview, the former SeaWorld employee emphasises her opinion on captivity and breeding bans: “Captivity and breeding bans seem to be politically motivated versus what’s best for the animals.” This statement fits perfectly with that of more than 150 experts and scientists, who have spoken up very clearly in favour of continuing the husbandry of marine mammals:

Wissenschaft verstärkt Bekenntnis zur Haltung von Delfinen und anderen Meeressäugern

Reputable animal keepers largely contribute to the conservation of populations and species as well as to research and education.

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