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7 Videos Of Wild Orcas That Are Way Better Than A Show At SeaWorld

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As pressure on the captive orca programs at SeaWorld and other marine parks continues to grow, many animal advocates have turned to examine the lives of wild orcas as a comparison to those in tanks. And lucky for them, those lives are nothing short of spectacular -- and can be seen from any laptop with wifi access. It's the perfect way to appreciate the beauty of orcas -- without harming them in the process.

Here are 7 stunning videos of wild orcas:

1. Up close and (extremely) personal with New Zealand's orcas.

2. Just like dolphins, orcas love to play in the wakes of boats.

3. A family of orcas -- some related to SeaWorld's own whales -- frolics off the coast of Washington.

4. Wild orca jumps are far better than those in tanks.

5. ...WAY better.

6. Even a little jump is impressive.

7. And from a drone, the view only gets better.

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