Tippi Hedren Speaks Out in Wake of Sea World Killer Whale Attack

Actress Tippi Hedren, who founded a wildlife rescue organization in Southern California, is speaking out following yesterday's death of a trainer who was attacked by a killer whale at Sea World.

Dawn Brancheau, 40, was killed at Sea World in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday when a captive killer whale attacked the veteran trainer.

Tippi's statement, titled "Tilikum," the name of the whale involved in the attack, reads, "Animal abuse is rampant in the U.S., right under everyone’s eyes, for the entertainment of the public. The brutal confinement and pain of training methods of wild animals in the circus, the aquatic and theatrical shows, leads to retaliation by the animals. Eventually they find the right time to strike out, and they will.

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