SeaWorld Uses ‘Misleading Statistics On Life Expectancy’

The article details how SeaWorld uses faulty statistics in their paper on orca longevity. SeaWorld continues to cite their paper, Comparisons of life-history parameters between free-ranging and captive killer whale populations for application toward species management, over and over again to make it seem as though Tilikum is dying at an extreme old age, when in truth he is dying at the very bottom of the average range for wild male orca.

Source: Huffington Post

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s