US government accuses SeaWorld of endangering its trainers
Published on Jul 26, 2012 6:00 AM
(THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A 2006 video showing a huge killer whale thrashing his trainer for fifteen minutes at a United States (US) theme park SeaWorld was released as part of the ongoing litigation against SeaWorld by the US Secretary of Labour.
The government says SeaWorld has endangered its trainers by exposing them to the dangerous whales.
Killer whale Kasatka's attack on San Diego trainer Ken Peters has been put on YouTube.
In the video, Kasatka grabs her trainer's foot and drags him under the water for extended periods of time.
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