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Teenage captive orca dies at facility in Tenerife

Loro Parque in Tenerife has announced that one of the young orcas it holds captive has died. Skyla, a female orca was born at SeaWorld in Orlando (US) in 2004 to mother Kalina and father Tilikum. She was just two years of age when she was taken from her mother and flown to the Canary Islands with three other orcas, Keto, Tekoa and Kohana, to appear in the marine park’s new ‘Orca Ocean’ show.

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