Today's article in World Leisure was misleading.
It was titled:
Seaworld "will not back down" against animal activists
A misleading quote emerges pretty quickly in the article:
"We have no intention of allowing anyone to close ALL zoos and aquariums."
This was said by the SeaWorld President John Reilly who was speaking to political leaders and businessmen at the South County Economic Development Council‘s 24th annual economic summit in San Diego on 10 October.
Actually, activists don't want ALL aquariums to close, Mr. Reilly.
If Seaworld played its cards right, their parks wouldn't have to close either. They would only have to stop holding cetaceans in captivity and move onto more modern forms of entertainment, like the ones proven below.
There are many aquariums supported by the anti-captivity movement and marine biologists from around the world.
Here are 2 examples:
Monterey Bay Aquarium: