Do you know what is a pinniped? And do you know that they suffer in marine parks, too?
Just Like Orcas, Pinnipeds Are Prisoners in Marine Parks
The orcas at SeaWorld get a lot of attention, but it’s important to remember that there are other animals being held captive in marine parks around the country, and many of them are suffering, too. Pinnipeds constitute the extant (those presently living, i.e., the opposite of extinct) species of fin-footed mammals: “True” seals (seals without visible ears), sea lions (with visible ears), and walruses are all pinnipeds. Various pinnipeds are currently held captive in…
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