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What happened to the SeaWorld trainer?
Whale Kills Trainer at SeaWorld’s Shamu Stadium. A female trainer was killed today at SeaWorld’s Shamu Stadium in Orlando, Fla., by a 12,000-pound killer whale that had twice before been involved in the deaths of humans, according to police and local media.
How did Tilikum the whale kill the SeaWorld trainer?
SeaWorld Trainer Killed by Whale Had Fractured Jaw and Dislocated Joints. SeaWorld’s killer whale Tilikum broke its trainer’s jaw, fractured part of her vertebra and dislocated one of her elbows and a knee while thrashing her around its pool, according to an autopsy released today.
What happened to the whale that killed the trainer?
Chillingly, the captive whale killed his trainer and then refused to release her body. For 45 minutes, he kept Dawn’s broken body on the pool with him, despite attempts from the other trainers to distract him with nets and food.
Is Dawn Brancheau’s drowning at SeaWorld linked to killer whales?
Drowning of SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau at odds with wild killer whale behavior, biologist says. The drowning of a Florida SeaWorld animal trainer by Shamu 攖he stage name assigned to multiple SeaWorld captive killer whales 攊s not typical behavior for the whales, scientists say. (See a picture of another Shamu at the California SeaWorld .)