SeaWorld’s Clumsy Attack on “Blackfish” | DEATH AT SEAWORLD: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity

English: Tilikum as "Shamu" at SeaWo...

English: Tilikum as “Shamu” at SeaWorld Orlando. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Posted on July 13, 2013 by David Kirby

SeaWorld has unleashed a bitter attack on the new documentary, Blackfish, accusing the filmmakers of being “shamelessly dishonest,” and filling the movie with serious inaccuracies. As someone who has followed the saga of Tilikum and deceased trainer Dawn Brancheau for years, I was happy to rebut SeaWorld’s various grievances. The innacuracies, it turns out, are found in spokesman Fred Jacob’s “Dear Film Critic,” letter sent out today:

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