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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Apr 24, 2010
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: A veteran trainer at Orlando's SeaWorld was dragged under water to her death by Tillikum, the oldest and largest killer whale in captivity, as horrified onlookers watched. Tillikum had been involved in 2 other human deaths prior to this incident, in 1991 and 1999.

Source: NY Daily News.com, Wikipedia

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