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Whales and Dolphins in Captivity Should whales and dolphins be taken into captivity from their natural homes When you see an animal in the wild its special When you see one in captivity it takes away the fun of even seeing that animal When whales and dolphins are taken into captivity it isnt always as fun for them as it seems at the Sea World shows and places like that Im going to take you behind the scenes of whales and dolphins in captivity When many whales are first taken into captivity some will show signs of distress including thrashing and banging their heads against the walls When whales are taken into captivity their dorsal fin flops over Nobody knows why this happens but it only happens in captivity These whales dorsal fin will never stand up straight again after they are taken into captivity one time Whales arent the only sea animals that are captured from the wild and taken into captivity Dolphins are also captured and put into these tanks to become apart of the aquariums collection The Shedd Aquarium captured three dolphins in 1993 and kept them in a shallow tank for what they called acclimation The dolphins distress calls could be heard at night These three dolphins were starved until they would eat dead fish thrown in by the trainers Fifteen months later the male was found dead at the bottom of the aquarium When these animals are brought into the aquarium the tanks arent checked as well as they should be sometimes There have been cases where the tanks were infected with a virus The tank became infected by the virus when they found a dolphin stranded on the beach and this dolphin was infected with this virus The aquarium didnt know that this dolphin had the virus at the time so they took her into the tank The dolphin died shortly after the capture
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