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tv   Reporter - Free the Whales  Deutsche Welle  January 12, 2019 8:02am-8:16am CET

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the answer. is a call to. head south to his concert hall which side by side. people have put big dreams on the big screen. in movie magazine on the devil you. need for you. my son died he's never coming back. but what have we learned from this is this i will continue my fight orcas deserve my help you. kill a while shows are hugely popular with tourists visiting ten a recent laurel park a private zoo but few know that several years ago an orchid trainer was killed by
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one of the animals. which is why his mother now insists these animals should be for eight. thousand. feet. the day her son died left messages and numbers failing shattered. but here they are less for your own inquiry and all those a.l.x. meant confronting my own pain and sorrow and learning to go up with it. i tried finding solace in meditation breathing exercises and yoga. and i made
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s.c. on the gods and. it helps me to control my feelings and cope with losing alex. my you don't want to see my you will miss him oh i hate your nerve to accept that he will never again hug me and the. last of the i live in the us and not accepting these feelings is very difficult to say most young that. we would have. her son alex was killed on december twenty fourth two thousand and nine during a rehearsal for a christmas show his mother is still trying to fully understand what really happened that day. back then she did not realize the dangers of swimming with killer whales. she was proud of her son who loved his job look you know. there was only one time when i watched the show and thought oh my god that's so risky you. know the animal weighing many tons and
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such a tiny human by his side. but i never imagined anything bad would happen because i ignored the risk but. i can also know i want people to understand that they shows are not ok. suffice it. mercedes has found to reveal the grim reality of keeping all cars in captivity though not many share her concerns. she lives in the village of loss or a lay hasa northern town a reef this is where her son alex grew up and later attended school. the local church was packed for alex's funeral service. soon after she sounds the park management began trying to conceal the true cause of his dance. many believe their claim that he had simply drowned. is what is the meaning.
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of the army autopsy report shows what really caused his death it says he suffered a brutal orca attacking us causing lethal injury. on mental. model parquet animals while alex worked is a huge tourist attraction. is sheaffer if you have the killer whale shows continue even after his death. i just this is these shows look like trainers and all critters are in perfect common. sense and them the water tanks in which the ochre swim the payload launch but in nature these well sometimes company than one hundred kilometers in a single day. don't
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want it up at all the false hold for all four. cato that's the orca's name killed alex out of frustration with. me and believe that the animal was stressed because it was put under pressure to move because he thought i think it attacked and killed him because it wanted somehow to send a signal for it. this is all i saw before. i. the animal part draws more than one million visitors each year it's a lucrative business. where f.m.'s eight is goes she sees posters advertising an auto pocket. there are more signs for the animal park than the local hospital. and in the
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island's tourist hot spot there's even advertising on garbage cans. the parks are very own trackless train brings visitors to the entrance gate. was locked today animal rights activists are picketing outside. the tasting against keeping wells and own friends in captivity rich in their view constitutes animal cruelty. i was. so. i just find it. a lot of you are. like. missing it is doesn't consider herself an animal rights activist but she does oppose keeping his in captivity.
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not a parquet meanwhile argues that the animals are better off not being in the wild claiming that pollution and overfishing mean all cars have it much better. than. sling who owns not a parquet likes talking about his love for animals and the importance of wildlife preservation so how come one of his alters killed a trainer here. was this was an accident. presidents happen we are. all like you keep calling it an accident instead of an attack. because it wasn't an attack. i don't know if i think of is
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there an attack would mean the animal has i mean i think it was absolutely arson here because the trainer had a good relationship with the animals they work together. here and then suddenly their animal became nervous with us here us all to us that this was not ever since alex's dad trainers no longer allowed into the water tank with the anchors. he was god. this little bang is where miss eight is comes to unwind. this is where her sons and his parents coming here makes her feel close to him. her dream is one day to see orcas in their natural habitat wild and free.
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city. all day long not only are some in for that are already such a wonderful gift to see these special animals in freedom set it in their natural environment. yellow sea and to me that would be fantastic that the corny you leave it at that spectacular place said i didn't think of it that was. on vancouver island canada's west coast his dream come true. friends and family helped miss a day's pay for her trip. tickets travels with her not only as a tattoo. mercedes feels a special connection to. this. man is saying yeah well yeah but in
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needham children yes. i learned a lot from them since i started reading up on how they live with somebody coldly then there's a strong bond between females and their calves for a long time and that fascinates me which at the end you make me fight it's the reason i love these animals so much in the hammock that until. midnight or slightly you got to go to the middle of the moment to moment there are many of them are you know you are no no no no i'm outnumbered but. they head out into johnston straight unknown or go hunting ground hoping to spot some killer whales. though they'll need some luck the only because natural habitat is vast. politically. correct.
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then suddenly several dozen killer whale surface nearby the kayaks. scenario was it i'm feeling overwhelmed. so i don't fully but i'm so happy to see them that. much you know it's so moving to see them in the wild. let.
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me come as a let them if you know i feel as though i can connect with them in their freedom. that way that soon all the workers will be free. just as they should be. but if that is. blatantly. good. good. good good good but. where is home. when your family is scattered across the globe. with existed to listen to the first a journey back to the roots should government not live. the seans family from somalia live around the world to them want to go i did urgent assistance of.
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