Killer Whale Kills Trainer Footage and YouTube Video Footage Buzz Clogs Searches. Tilly, the 12,000 pound bull orca whale responsible for killing his trainer on Wednesday is in the center of a YouTube video and footage search. People want to see what happened to Dawn Brancheau during this horrendous attack.
Tilly is known at Sea World Orlando to people like you and me as simply “Shamu.” Shamu is a generic name given to the largest whale at the park. The show that the killer whale was taking part in was taking place at “Shamu Stadium”, and reports indicate that the incident actually happened right after the show’s conclusion.
Tilly has a tumultuous past. He’s been linked to other human deaths during his 30 years of life. Marine specialists warn that he might not be acting aggressively – he could have actually been trying to play with his trainer. Still yet, the killer whale kills trainer and the rest is history.
When the incident broke, the only footage you would see is the press conference where Sea World officials indicated that the death was an accident. Of course, the footage of the actual death -even if available from Sea World – wouldn’t likely be shown until an investigation was complete.
Dawn Brancheau is the name of the trainer who was killed by Tilly the killer whale. She wanted to be a trainer ever since she was really young and visited Sea World with her parents. She worked hard, and lived her dream up until the day she died. She likely wouldn’t want footage of her death shown, as it makes the whales that she loved look really bad. Her autopsy report indicates that she sustained serious injuries from the whale, among other things.
In all actuality, the whale is acting normally. He’s got instincts – but that doesn’t take away from the tragedy. Acting instinctively is most likely one of the reasons why Sea World isn’t going to euthanize the bull orca, rather suspend the show until further notice.
Groups such as PETA are outraged at the whole incident – but not because of the trainer’s death. For a long time, animal rights activists have been looking for ways to keep marine animals from becoming the spectacles of many popular human tourist attractions.
Still looking for the killer whale kills trainer footage and YouTube video? You’re not alone. The search is clogging servers everywhere, and there’s some interesting coverage to be found.
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