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Killer Whale Dies at Marineland Antibes in Aftermath of Park Flooding

Antibes, France (October 12, 2015) — Marineland, a Parques Reunidos resort, has issued the following statement.


All the teams at Marineland are extremely sad to announce today, Monday 12 October at 1200 h, the death of Valentin, a killer whale born within the park.

We have been through an extremely difficult and unprecedented situation last week and have all worked hard to secure the infrastructure devastated by the weather.

The trainers, experts and rescuers have done everything to save the animals and secure the facilities.

We have at this time no explanation on the cause of death, but we will do everything to understand it.
Analysis will be carried out by a team of veterinary experts.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleimanhttp://wwww.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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