Meet Tilikum, aka “Tilly.” He was stolen from his family when he was just 2 years old, and he has been trapped at SeaWorld and other marine parks for more than 30 years. As a result of his constant stress, frustration, and confinement, Tilly has killed three people.

killer whale at SeaWorld
Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals 

You might have heard that SeaWorld trains its employees to “sexually stimulate” male orcas, including Tilly, in order to impregnate the female orcas, who are often forced to breed at a much younger age than they would in the wild. But do you know what Tilly would tweet if he had Twitter? Well, we might have an idea about that:

seaworld trainer dawn brancheau killed by orca
Dawn Brancheau-Riders on the Storm | Ed Schipul | CC by-SA 2.0 

tilly seaworld orca tilikum

© Ingrid N. Visser, Ph.D. 

i stand with tilly seaworld

Spread the word for Tilly and never go to SeaWorld or any other marine park.

No chains. No cages. No tanks. 

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