SeaWorld's Got a Whale of a Problem

SeaWorld's Got a Whale of a Problem
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Plus there's increasing competition in the industry, as The Points Guy recently noted that 17 attractions opened this year alone, and a new theme park from Mattel is on the horizon. SeaWorld suffers because a big segment of the population feels like it should not exist. Since opening in Orlando in 1964, SeaWorld has long been criticized by animal rights groups who alleged that the whale, dolphins and other sea creatures being kept in captivity and trained to perform tricks for people are being mistreated.