SeaWorld Orlando’s 30-Year-Old Orca Whale ‘Kayla’ Has Died, Officials Say
By Space Coast Daily // January 28, 2019
Kayla was one of the last six orcas at SeaWorld Orlando
ABOVE VIDEO: Kayla at SeaWorld
ORLANDO, FLORIDA – SeaWorld Orlando announced that orca whale ‘Kayla’ has died on Monday.
Officials say the 30-year-old female died after she began showing signs of discomfort Saturday afternoon.
Kayla was one of the last six orcas at SeaWorld Orlando.
“While today is a difficult day for all of us at SeaWorld, Kayla inspired generations of guests and employees to care and learn more about this amazing species,” said SeaWorld in a statement.
“Her veterinarians immediately began treatment based on a physical examination. Unfortunately, her condition worsened on Sunday. Although animal care specialists and veterinarians devoted around the clock attention to Kayla, she did not survive.”
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