SeaWorld has hit back after Virgin Holidays said it had stopped selling tickets to the US theme park chain’s captive whale and dolphin experiences.
SeaWorld said it was “disappointing to see Virgin Holidays succumb to pressure from animal activists”.
It said the activists were people “who mislead and manipulate marine mammal science to advance their agendas”.
“No company does more to protect marine mammals and advance cetacean research, rescue and conservation,” it added.
SeaWorld’s statement came a day after Virgin Holidays said it was removing the attractions from its line-up.
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