SeaWorld has been under major fire in recent months. As a result, their stock has plummeted, and it's becoming increasingly apparent that SeaWorld will either have to change their ways or fade away. Here are five reasons why SeaWorld is failing - in pictures!
1. "Blackfish" was insanely popular.
Unfortunately for SeaWorld, the documentary "Blackfish" was incredibly successful, with nearly 21 million people watching the film when it aired on CNN, and a rating of 98 percent from approved critics on Rotten Tomatoes. The film depicted the dark truths about the performing whales at SeaWorld and the deaths of several trainers.