Orcas Found in Rusty Tanks in Moscow

27.10.2014

For years Russia has hot debates on tougher penalties for animal cruelty. Unfortunately, there are no results. And scandalous case in Moscow once again confirmed this. Strange sounds and water splashes have been heard for ten months from cylindrical constructions at the Moscow exibition pavilion. It would continue, if animal rights protection center «Vita» haven't called to the police and forced guards to make an inspection, which confirmed the worst guesses. As it turned out, orca whales suffered in tanks. Scientists who study marine mammals in one voice say: this method of content is the worst thing that you can make with a whale.

Orcas Found in Rusty Tanks in Moscow

These animals vitally need constant movement and interaction. After all, all attacks of killer whales at a man are connected with the depression caused by the captivity. Besides, the psyche of the animal is negatively affected by constant music and applause. Many countries have already abandoned the having of killer whales and dolphins in aquariums. Moreover, in Russia there is a wonderful alternative - simply to go to sea on a boat near the coast of Kamchatka, where there whales are feeding. However, our country it is still very far away.