Sea World killer whale Kalina dies suddenly

Sea World killer whale Kalina dies
(AP Photo/SeaWorld Orlando, Steve Szerdy)

I’m saddened to inform you that one of Sea World’s killer whales has died suddenly. Kalina, a 25 year old female killer whale, seemed fine on Sunday. But Monday she seemed sick and died soon after.

Kalina was born at Sea World from her mother Katina. She had several calves of her own since then. The cause of death will not be known until they do a necropsy, results which can take up to 6 weeks.

It has not been a good year for Sea World Orlando, with the death of one of their long time killer whale trainers Dawn Brancheau coming months ago. She was killed by Tilikum, a large male killer whale.
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