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tv   Reporter - Free the Whales  Deutsche Welle  January 12, 2019 5:15pm-5:31pm CET

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be sure to use to be good. to. discover. documentary. for you. you know my son died he's never coming back. but what have we learned from this can be used to say i will continue my fight orcas deserve my help you. know while shows a few julie popular with tourists visiting to. reese laurel park
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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 freed. i. feel. the day her son died left messages and numbers feeling shattered. lives for your own eloquent all those alex made confronting my own pain and sorrow and learning to cope with it. i tried finding solace in meditation breathing
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exercises and yoga. in it i made us young and i wasn't as. it helps me to control my feelings and cope with losing alex. you don't use him only you will make you see more ahead here not to accept that he will never again hug me and he. know how the rest of the early enough and what accepting these feelings is very difficult. if 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 said on the look you know solomon. there was only one time when i watched
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the show and thought oh my god that's so risky. you know no animal weighing many tons and such a tiny human biocide. but i never imagined anything bad would happen because i ignored the risk but. i would like a lot but now i want people to understand that they shows are not ok. suffice it. must say this has vowed to reveal the grim reality of keeping all cars in captivity though not many share our concerns. she lives in the village of loss or a leg costs in northern tena 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 says the park management began trying to conceal the true cause of
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his dad's. many believe their claim that he had simply drowned. in. the local s.s.a. the army autopsy report shows what really caused his death it says he suffered a brutal orca attack. causing lethal injuring. a. lot of parquet animal power while alex worked is a huge tourist attraction. i . and the killer whale shows continue even after his death. i visit is the shows look like trainers and daughters are in perfect harmony. and see them in the water tanks in which the okra swim launch but in nature these
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well sometimes couple more than one hundred kilometers in a single day. all the men at the. cato that's the orca's name killed alex out of frustration. that animal was stressed because it. was put on a pressure. because if i think it attacked and killed him because it wanted somehow to send a signal for it all for this if all else was that. 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.
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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. parks very own trackless train brings visitors to the entrance gate. today animal rights activists and picketing outside. that testing against keeping wells and don't fans in captivity rich in their view constitutes animal cruelty. so here's the final drive or. see. if there's a lot of you up. like come out for not. missing it is doesn't consider herself an animal rights activist but she does
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oppose keeping busy in captivity. 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 cars have a. much better that. is involved who owns laura 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. is this possible well it was an accident. we had. oh why do you keep calling it an accident instead of an attack.
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because it wasn't an attack. i don't know i think that is you know chakra i mean the animal has i mean i think it was absolute reaction to it here because the trainer had a good relationship with the animal so they worked together. this year and then suddenly their animal became nervous with us here us into us that was for that not ever since alex's death trainers no longer allowed into the water tank with the anchors. he was god eep. this little bang is where missing it is comes to unwind. this is where her son's on his beret coming here makes him feel close to him.
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her dream is one day to see all colors in the natural habitat wild and free. city. all day i love not only yourself in for that is that a research a wonderful gift to see these special animals in freedom set it in their natural environment and. yellow sea and to me that would be fantastic that the your leave it at that spectacular place said i don't think i think that was that. on vancouver island canada's west coast this dream shall come true. friends and family can't miss a day's pay for her trip. and it's travels with us not only as a tatar. mercedes
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feels a special connection tell. yes. the man is saying you know yeah but in need in which. they have the game but i learned a lot from them since i started reading up on how they live so we take only then there is a strong bond between females and their calves for a long time and that fascinates me they watch at the end made me feel as if the reason i love these animals so much in the hammock that until. midnight or a little. bit of you got to go to the middle of the moment to moment they're going to go to the mall you know the dalai lama you don't want to go out on a mountaintop moment but one. day head out into johnston strait a known orca hunting ground hoping to spot some killer whales. though they'll need some luck the only because natural habitat is promised it would. not. come.
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then suddenly several dozen killer whales surface nearby the kayaks. all. the matter was that i'm feeling overwhelmed. so i don't believe but i'm so happy to see them that. much you know it's so moving to see them in the wild. and when.
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they come as a unit i mean you know a i feel as though i can connect with them in their freedom. that soon all the work is will be free. just as they should be. but exposed to that is. going to. come. good looking guy. he's a titan of techno and shrugs polygon to determine d.j.'s been on stage for the two decades and he's still it's hoax and exotic music. we tell the story of a surprise to international stardom. office
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