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tv   Reporter - Free the Whales  Deutsche Welle  January 12, 2019 1:15pm-1:31pm CET

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the wonderful people and still that make the game so special. for all true fans. because more than football online. my son died he's never coming back. but what have we learned from this. i will continue my fight orcas deserve my help your. killer whale shows are hugely popular with tourists visiting ten a recently park a private zoo but few know that several years ago an orca trainer was killed by one of the animals. which is why his mother now insists these animals should be
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freed. i. could. feel. the dang her son dying left messages and numbers feeling shattered. but if it's for your own and gwen and all those a alex meant confronting my own pain and sorrow and learning to cope with it. i tried finding solace in meditation breathing exercises and yoga. in it i made as young when i got into. it helps me to control my feelings and cope with losing alex. you don't want to
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seem a little more ahead here now to accept that he will never again hug me and the. louder. than us and accepting these feelings is very difficult. and we were. 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. solomon. there was only one time when i watched the show and thought oh my god that's so risky you. know no animal weighing many tons and such a tiny human by his side. but i never imagined anything bad would happen because i
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ignored the risk but you know that. i would like a lot but now i want people to understand that the shows are not ok. it all away. look at it as if the. most a days has found to reveal the grim reality of keeping all careers in captivity though not many share concerns. she lives in the village of los rail a hawse in northern tenor reef this is where her son alex grew up and later attended school. the local church was packed alex's funeral service. soon after she says the park management began trying to conceal the true cause of his death. many believe their claim that he had simply drowned. in. the report shows what really caused his death it
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says he suffered a brutal orca attacking us causing lethal injuring. a. lot of parquet animals while alex worked is a huge tourist attraction. i . and the killer whale shows continue even after his death. i visit is these shows look like trainers and alters are in perfect harmony. into them the water tanks in which the orcas when the pale launch but in nature these well sometimes couple more than one hundred kilometers in a single day. the
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minute. kato that's the orcas name killed alex out of frustration that. got me into that animal was stressed. as it was put on our pressure. i think it attacked and killed him because it wanted somehow to send a signal for all for all this is with all. this war. the animal part draws more than one million visitors each year it's a lucrative business. where adam essayed is goes she sees posters advertising an auto pocket. there are more signs for the animal park than the local hospital. and in the island's tourist hot spot there's even advertising on garbage cans. the
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cops very own trackless train brings visitors to the entrance gate. park today animal rights activists of picketing outside. the testing against keeping wells and own friends in captivity which in their view constitutes animal cruelty. so here's to find it. it's a lot of fun dropped like come out here for not. missing it is doesn't consider herself an animal rights activist but she does oppose keeping his in captivity.
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a lot of power came in while argues that the animals are better off not being in the wild claiming that pollution and overfishing mean all costs. have it much better than. this is. key sling who owns lot of parquet likes talking about his love for animals and the importance of wildlife preservation so how come one of his orcas killed a trainer. how is this possible viral it was an accident. oh my do you keep calling it an accident instead of an attack. because i wasn't trying to attack. hello is there an attack would mean the animal has i mean i think it was absolutely arson here because the trainer had
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a good relationship with the animal so they work together. this year and then certainly their animal became nervous with us here us early on to us that was for that night ever since alex's death trainers no longer allowed into the water tank with the anchors. he was god. this little bang is where maceda is comes to unwind. this is where her sons and his beret coming here makes her feel close to him. her dream is one day to see all colors in the natural habitat wild and free. city. all the way out not only also in for that is that a research
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a wonderful gift to see these special animals in freedom set it down in their natural environment. to me that would be fantastic that they're going to you know leave it at that spectacular place said i don't think i'll take that well that. on vancouver island canada's west coast this dream shall come true. friends and family helped maceda is paid for her trip. last travels with her not only as a tatar. mercedes feels a special connection tell. yes. we have been saying yeah well yeah but in needham and chile yes they have the game but i learned
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a lot from them since i started reading up on how they live so but it only then there is a strong bond between females and their calves for a long time and that fascinates me which at the end you make an effect it's the reason i love these animals so much in the hammock that until. midnight or slightly you've got to go to the middle of the moment to moment there are unable to do anything all you know you are no no no no i'm outnumbered but one. day head out into johnston straight unknown or go hunting ground hoping to spot some killer whales. need some luck bianca's natural habitat is promised. political it would. cost. then suddenly several dozen killer whales surface nearby the kayaks.
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are. all. the matter was at the time feeling overwhelmed. it's a time for leave but i'm so happy to see them that. it was you know it's so moving to see them in the wild. and when. they come as a let them eat you know i feel as though i can connect with them in their freedom.
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