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tv   Reporter - Free the Whales  Deutsche Welle  January 14, 2019 2:02am-2:15am CET

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in our photo competition show us how his movement impact your world for a change to win one of three life our cameras follow us on instagram tag and post your pics using hashtags powerhouse one hundred so gets nothing. like all terms and conditions at the w documentary on instagram. my son died he's never coming back. but what have we learned from this. yes i will continue my fight orcas deserve my help you. know while shows are hugely popular with tourists visiting ten a recent loro parque a private zoo but few know that several years ago and or could train it was killed
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by one of the animals. which is why his mother now insists these animals should be free i've. got. the day her son die and left messages and numbers failing shouted. but here we are less for a moment when did all those a.l.x. meant confronting my own pain and sorrow and learning to cope with it. i was i tried finding solace in meditation breathing exercises and yoga. in the me
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and the gods and that's you know and it helps me to control my feelings and cope with losing alex. to the hokie simile you will want to see more ahead on her to accept that he will never again hug me in the us and the. law that's where the i live in the us and the not accepting these feelings is very difficult to say much younger. we would a. person 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 look you know. there was only one time when i watched the show and thought oh my god that's so risky. well you know animal weighing many tons and
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such a tiny human biocide. but i never imagined anything bad would happen because i ignored the risk but you know that. article also you know i want people to understand that they shows are not ok. look at it as if that's the. most aid is has found to reveal the grim reality of keeping in captivity though not many share concerns. she lives in the village of loss or a lay hasa northern tenor 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 his dad's. many believe their claim that he had simply drowned.
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in. the army autopsy report shows what really caused his death it says he suffered a brutal orca attack. causing lethal injuries. not all parquet animals alex worked is a huge tourist attraction. a thief or if you and the killer whale shows continue even after his death. i just visited is these shows look like trainers and ochers are in perfect common. sense to them the want to tanks in which the orcas swim launch but in nature these well sometimes company molten one hundred kilometers in a single day. all
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the men it all the fossil record will all. live cato that's the orca's name killed alex out of frustration. i mean really that the animal was stressed because it was put under pressure to. look as if i think it attacked and killed him because it wanted somehow to send a signal for it all. this is with all this world that. the animal draws more than one million visitors each year it's a lucrative business. where f.m.'s sadie's goes she sees posters advertising an auto pocket. there are more signs for the animal pox 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 of picketing. i. find it. hard to get. into the lot of. you up. like come out ever heard. and the saying is doesn't consider herself an animal rights activist but she does oppose keeping orcas in captivity. a.
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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 it much better that . this. kind kissling who owns a lot of 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. or is this possible viral it was an accident. personnel center. we have solid answer. oh why do you keep calling it an accident instead of an attack. because i wasn't going to attack. i don't know if it is. mean the animal was over i mean i think it was absolutely arson. because the trainer had a good relationship with the army they worked together. this year and then suddenly
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their animal became nervous with us here i was on to us that was. not ever since alex's death trainers no longer allowed into the water tank with the anchors. was to. this little bang is where mercedes comes to unwind. this is where her son's on his parents coming here makes her feel close to him. her dream is one day to see orcas and their natural habitat wild and free. city. all day long but at yourself and for that if i raise such a wonderful gift to see these special animals in freedom people said it in their
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natural environment. to me that would be fantastic that the corny you leave it at that spectacular place said if i did it like that with that. on vancouver island canada's west coast this dream shall come true. friends and family don't miss a day's pay for her trip. and it's travels with us not only as a tatar. we are missing you know yeah but in the them in chile yes. i learned a lot from them since i started reading. funny how that if so would it be 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 me fight it's the
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reason i love these animals so much. that matter slightly you got to go to the middle of the moment to moment there are no nothing all you know not all of your lungs you don't know no amount of coming back one. day head out into johnston strait unknown or go hunting ground hoping to spot some killer whales. though they'll need some luck the only because natural habitat is focused. on what. was. then suddenly several dozen killer whale surface nearby the kayaks.
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all. the matter was a long time feeling overwhelmed. so it them fully but i'm so happy to see them that . much you know it's so moving to see them in the wild. and when. they let me get away i feel as though i can connect with them in their freedom. that you did. soon of all the workers will be free. just as they should be. going to vote and that is. please please please
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