Feds say orca at SeaWorld San Diego was injured by enclosure, not another animal

Posted Friday, November 9, 2012 10:31 AM | Contributed by VitaminsAndGravy

A federal agency has determined a killer whale that suffered a plate-sized injury in September at SeaWorld San Diego was not injured by one of the park’s other orcas, as animal rights activists had claimed. The USDA concluded that the injury appeared to be caused by the jaw scraping the recessed track that holds watertight gates between two of the pools at Shamu Stadium.

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