|Hiaasen: Hey SeaWorld: Orcas aren't poodles|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
SeaWorld’s stock took a dive last week in the backlash against its treatment of captive killer whales.
The company reported that attendance at its marine theme parks fell 4.3 percent during the first half of the year, and predicted revenue will continue to drop substantially in the coming months.
In the entertainment business, this is known as a wake-up call. It’s time for SeaWorld to quit using orcas like trained poodles and think up a new act.
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