Sea World/ZOO's and animal captivity debate - Page 3
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Life Beyond Horses > General Off Topic Discussion

Sea World/ZOO's and animal captivity debate

This is a discussion on Sea World/ZOO's and animal captivity debate within the General Off Topic Discussion forums, part of the Life Beyond Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        02-25-2010, 05:36 PM
      #21
    Weanling
    Actually if any of you had watched the news you would of seen an animal behavioralist speaking. To a whale when he/she bonds with a trainer the whale feels like the trainer belongs to him. Most animal behavioralists think that he was jelaous that she had her back turned away and he wanted to play. He showed all the chacteristics of playing, not killing. IMHO he should be placed in a nice big tank in sea world without performing. Also Seaworld has been recongnized for their outstanding work with the whales. I went swimming with the Beluga whales while I was there and they listened to every signal. Yes there would be some species extinct without zoos and Seaworld.

    Just my 2 cents.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        02-26-2010, 02:25 AM
      #22
    Yearling
    I don't think that wild animals should be taken for our own pleasure but, if say, the animal was injured and unable to be retured to the wild then they could be put in some sort of educatinal program with proper living conditions and all. Other than that though, go on a safari trip for pete's sake!
         
        04-06-2010, 01:27 PM
      #23
    Weanling
    Actually, if you think you have to go to Seaworld to see a real orca think again. Go on a whale watch. I know in Victoria, Canada they take people out on whale watches. You see real whales in their natural habitat not confined to tiny tanks and doing shows that are for a monetary benefit. I do not agree that Seaworld is this great place where we can go see exotic animals. You would sacrifce an animals well being and happiness and health just so you can see it? Go on Google. I'm sure they have loads of pictures of the animals that you're so desperate to see up close.
         
        04-06-2010, 01:29 PM
      #24
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by trIplEcrOwngIrl    
    I don't think that wild animals should be taken for our own pleasure but, if say, the animal was injured and unable to be retured to the wild then they could be put in some sort of educatinal program with proper living conditions and all. Other than that though, go on a safari trip for pete's sake!
    Thank you! Someone else gets it!
         
        04-06-2010, 01:46 PM
      #25
    Weanling
    Maybe you should all do some reading on the subject.
    Just to clarify- I am not some PETA follower. I actually really don't like PETA at all.

    WSPA condemns seawolrd
    http://www.wdcs.org/submissions_bin/..._Captivity.pdf
    http://www.wdcs.org/submissions_bin/...you_prefer.pdf
         
        04-06-2010, 01:55 PM
      #26
    Showing
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Snapple122    
    Maybe you should all do some reading on the subject.
    Just to clarify- I am not some PETA follower. I actually really don't like PETA at all.

    WSPA condemns seawolrd
    http://www.wdcs.org/submissions_bin/..._Captivity.pdf
    http://www.wdcs.org/submissions_bin/...you_prefer.pdf
    Very interesting links Snapple. Thanks for posting them.
         
        04-06-2010, 02:02 PM
      #27
    Weanling
    No problem :)

    Orcas are not endangered and in the wild, they have no natural enemies. They can even kill sharks. The only threat to orcas is man. So what is the point of having them in captivity? So they can be studied? No. Scientists study orcas in the wild and can learn just as much about them and possibly more.
         
        04-06-2010, 02:09 PM
      #28
    Weanling
    Sorry for the back to back posts but I found this and I thought it was very interesting.

    BBC - Earth News - Killer whales: What to do with captive orcas?
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    At Stud: AQHA/ABRA/IBHA Buckskin Dun, World and Res World Champ! All-Around! suncolorsranch Horse Breeding 17 03-24-2009 02:08 PM
    Video of Stallion, SBR Formula One, AQHA Dunskin, World & Res World Champ suncolorsranch Horse Videos 9 02-08-2009 02:56 PM
    Animal Intelligence? SonnyWimps General Off Topic Discussion 7 11-12-2008 02:38 PM
    @ Stud: AQHA-SBR Formula One ABRA World & Res World Cham suncolorsranch Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 09-23-2008 02:51 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:09 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0