"The orcas at Loro Parque are trained to leave the water on their own accord. This behaviour is used for manifold purposes, for example, for presenting the animals to the public, for conducting corporal check-ups, for inspecting their blowholes, as well as for testing hearing abilities of the orcas. Pretending that's a stress test shows an enormous ignorance about the behaviour of these animals."The orca was the center of controversy in 2010, when she was rescued in the Netherlands and taken to the park Dolfinarium for rehab. After it was determined that the tank she was held in was too small, a Dutch court ruled that Morgan should be moved to Loro Parque in 2011.
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