1. SeaWorld San Antonio’s Shamu Theater
According to SeaWorld’s website, SeaWorld San Antonio, San Diego, and Orlando combine to hold roughly 19 million gallons of salt water for orcas.
2. A Different Angle of Shamu Theater
From this overhead view of SeaWorld San Antonio, orcas are visible. They’re located near the middle of outdoor pool.
3. SeaWorld San Diego’s Shamu Stadium
4. A Different Angle of Shamu Stadium
From this overhead view of SeaWorld San Diego, orcas are visible in two of the four swimming areas.
5. SeaWorld Orlando’s Shamu Stadium
SeaWorld Orlando is home to Tilikum, one of the orcas featured in “Blackfish.” Tilikum has been linked to the deaths of three humans, resulting in the bull orca becoming a focal point of many debates.
6. A Different Angle of Shamu Stadium
From this overhead view of SeaWorld Orlando, two orcas are visible.
7. Miami Seaquarium
SeaWorld is not the only home to captive killer whales. Miami Seaquarium has been home to Lolita the Killer Whale since September 24, 1970.
8. Marineland Canada
According to a “Toronto Star” article from November 2012, Marineland Canada is down to one killer whale. For the 2013 season, online reviews indicate that only one was publicly viewable. From this overhead view, a lone killer whale appears to be visible in one of the pools.
9. Marineland (Antibes)
10. Loro Parque
Located in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, Loro Parque features what it calls the “Orca Ocean.” From this overhead view, no orcas are visible. Based on the park’s website and map, orcas live in the tank near the football-shaped top.
11. Mundo Marino
Located in Argentina, Mundo Marino’s “Estadio del Mar” features orcas in the area that looks like a frog’s face (a mouth with two eyes). The thought bubble or pool extending from the frog’s face showcases dolphins. From this overhead view, no orcas are visible.