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Tilikum (1981–2017)


Captured when he was two years old, Tilikum was a whale who spent over three decades in captivity, trained by SeaWorld to perform tricks and stunts. Controversy began to mount around him after he was involved in the death of a trainer in 2010, with much public outcry as it was revealed that he had been involved in the deaths of two other trainers ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 36) in Orlando, Florida, USA

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Known For

Letargo
Letargo Tilikum
2015

Filmography

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 2015 Letargo (Short)
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 2017 Tilikum Has Died (Video documentary short)
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 2013 Blackfish (Documentary)
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Was separated from his family when he was 2 years old. See more »

Trademark:

Curved Dorsal Fin

Nickname:

Tilly

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