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By Mark Leiren-Young

The attention-grabbing and heartbreaking account of the 1st publicly exhibited captive killer whale — a narrative that ceaselessly replaced the way in which we see orcas and sparked the stream to save lots of them

Killer whales had regularly been visible as bloodthirsty sea monsters. that every one replaced whilst a tender killer whale used to be captured off the west coast of North the USA and exhibited to the general public in 1964. Moby Doll — because the whale grew to become recognized — was once an immediate superstar, drawing 20,000 viewers at the one and in simple terms day he used to be exhibited. He died inside of a number of months, yet his well-known gentleness sparked a world campaign that reworked how humans understood and liked orcas. due to Moby Doll, we stopped fearing “killers” and grew to like and appreciate “orcas.”

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