What does this new production mean for the orcas? Parts of the show have been revised since then, largely because many SeaWorld aficionados complained that it was dull compared to the old show. But the video below is still essentially what people will see when it opens in Orlando and soon, according to SeaWorld, in San Antonio.
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Debuting on New Years Day this new show removes a lot of the theatrics of some of the past shows and focuses more on the orcas and their world. Of course the show keeps the standard jumps, flips, and splashing but instead of just having it happen, the trainers talk about how these actions are not taught to the killer whales to entertain the crowds but are part of their natural behavior in the wild. As someone who has admired these beautiful creatures most of my life, but in the past has passed up the former shows because they have been the same thing, this show is now a must see for me on future visits to the park. For more information about the Orca Encounter and how to plan your next trip visit seaworld. Our main correspondent for Walt Disney World and the Orlando area and a heck of a paleontologist if he does say so himself. All rights reserved. Laughing Place is a dedicated group of Disney fans, like yourself, who love Disney.
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By Dr. Brian W. Ogle , assistant professor of anthrozoology with specialties in zoos and aquariums at Beacon College in Leesburg, Fla. The new show does a fantastic job of entertaining guests while educating them about the care of the animals at SeaWorld. This is the show SeaWorld Orlando long has needed. As an anthrozoologist and advocate for zoos and aquariums, I cheered when SeaWorld announced it would join other facilities across the country in replacing its orca shows with educational presentations. Many facilities after doing so, watched their guest satisfaction scores soar. As in most SeaWorld Orlando shows, the specific conservation message — as well as the call to action — is vague and nondescript.