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PETA protests SeaWorld plan in the Middle East

SeaWorld's controversial Shamu show.
SeaWorld’s controversial Shamu show. Image by Josh Hallett / CC BY 2.0

Animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has urged investors not to back plans for a new multi-park SeaWorld development in the Middle East. The aquatic theme park company has come under fire for its treatment of killer whales and dolphins. Details of the exact location of the new planned parks have not been released, but PETA say investing in the company is a financial mistake as well as an ethical one regardless. Read more: arabianbusiness.com