Tilikum (I) (1981–2017)

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Captured when he was two years old, Tilikum was a whale who spent over three decades in captivity, trained by SeaWorld to perform tricks and stunts. Controversy began to mount around him after he was involved in the death of a trainer in 2010, with much public outcry as it was revealed that he had been involved in the deaths of two other trainers ... See full bio »


(age 36) in Orlando, Florida, USA

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 2017 Tilikum Has Died (Video documentary short)
 2013 Blackfish (Documentary)

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