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December 8, 2022
David Perle 202-483-7382
San Diego – Armed with indicators proclaiming, “‘Rescued’ Dolphins Sexually Abused, Exploited, Shipped to Abu Dhabi,” PETA supporters will rally exterior SeaWorld on Sunday to alert would-be parkgoers that the corporate simply despatched 24 dolphins—together with six from SeaWorld San Diego—to its new abusement park within the United Arab Emirates. The dolphins embody Alice, who was “rescued” in 2007, imprisoned at SeaWorld San Antonio, and forcibly bred within the firm’s dolphin-breeding program, during which employees pull feminine dolphins out of the water—generally after drugging them in order that they’ll’t combat again—and shove tubes stuffed with semen into their uteruses. Alice gave start to 2 calves by way of this pressured insemination.
When: Sunday, December 11, 11 a.m.
The place: The intersection of Sea World Drive and Sea World Manner, San Diego
“As a substitute of transport dolphins world wide to be placed on show at one other abusement park, SeaWorld ought to be releasing them to a seaside sanctuary,” says PETA Govt Vice President Tracy Reiman. “PETA urges the general public to avoid SeaWorld this vacation season and at all times.”
PETA—whose motto reads, partially, that “animals will not be ours to make use of for leisure”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview.