The Killer Whales at SeaWorld San Diego are Getting Kelp-y


April 3, 2017

Whale, Whale, Whale... What do we have here...?

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Makani and Amaya

KELP.

At SeaWorld we offer our Killer Whales a variety of environmental enrichment devices (EEDs) to help keep them healthy, social, and stimulated!

Side note: EEDs are just things that help keep our animals stimulated both mentally and physically, sort of like toys!

Killer whale EEDs have to be incredibly tough, or edible, which makes it a little challenging to find things that will work.   

While we could tell you how much the whales enjoy playing with their EEDs, we think these photos say it all.

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Makani

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Kasatka

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Kasatka, Makani, Nakai, Kalia, Amaya, Orkid, and Shouka

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Kasatka top left, Makani top right, Orkid bottom left and Shouka bottom right

Looks like fun, right!?

Click here to learn more about how our trainers are always looking for new and exciting ways to keep our whales happy, healthy, and engaged with all types of EEDs.

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