PETA sues federal agency for release of SeaWorld necropsy results

Posted Wednesday, November 28, 2018 11:53 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Animal advocates are suing the federal government over necropsy reports for three orca whales who died at SeaWorld venues. After Tilikum's death, animal advocates said SeaWorld was required to submit the whale's necropsy (animal autopsy) and veterinary records to the National Marine Fisheries Service under federal law. But SeaWorld argued it didn't need to release the necropsy because it already complied with the law by releasing Tilikum's cause of death.

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