Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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VANCOUVER. x-09s. Tilikum the orca has died at SeaWorld in Orlando, years after being moved there from a facility near Victoria. The whale who was captured in Iceland had killed three people starting with a trainer in 1991 at Sealand of the Pacific, before being sold. He killed two more people at SeaWorld, including a trainer during a show before a horrified audience in 2010. Peter Hamilton, whose group Lifeforce has fought against whales in captivity for decades, says he'd warned SeaWorld against taking Tilikum after he'd already killed one person.

("... work with them.") (SOURCE: The Canadian Press)

TAG: SeaWorld says 36-year-old had persistent lung infections, but it hasn't said what caused the orca's death.

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VANCOUVER. …

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