Peer-reviewed study concludes SeaWorld whales live as long as wild counterparts

Posted Saturday, August 1, 2015 8:09 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A peer-reviewed study, which appears in the July edition of the Journal of Mammalogy, concluded that the life expectancy of a SeaWorld killer whale is 41.6 years, compared to 29 years for killer whales in a southern community of the waters of the Pacific Northwest and 42.3 for whales in a northern community.

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