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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jul 06, 1999
Location: Orlando, Florida

Animal: Orca
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Accredited AZA Zoo
Facility Name: SeaWorld Orlando

Category: Attack resulting in human death
Species: Marine

Summary: An employee at SeaWorld Orlando found a 27 year old man dead and naked on the back of a killer whale, Tillikum. The man apparently snuck in after dark and got in the pool with Tillikum and drowned. This same orca was involved in a death of a trainer in 1991 at the Sealand of the Pacific in Victoria, British Columbia and again in 2010.

Source: goofball.com, wikipidia.org

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