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Fairhaven student: For orcas’ sake, don’t give your tourist dollars to SeaWorld

How is a jailed whale doing tricks at shows 'educational'?

Tokitae, the famed Southern Resident orca in captivity at the Miami Seaquarium, performing in front of a large crowd.
Tokitae, the famed Southern Resident orca in captivity at the Miami Seaquarium, died in August 2023. Guest writer Will Parnow urges local residents to abstain from spending tourist dollars to promote the sideshow display of marine mammals that deserve to swim free. (Photo courtesy of Sipa USA via AP)
By Will Parnow Fairhaven Middle School student
As our community knows, orcas are a big deal in the Pacific Northwest. On Aug. 8, 1970, 80 orcas
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