SeaWorld trainer killed by orca (video)

Seaworld Orlando Killer Whale

A SeaWorld trainer in Orlando, Florida died Wednesday afternoon after being attacked by a killer whale just as a public show was about to begin.

It’s being reported that the female employee had finished explaining to the audience what they were about to see when the whale grabbed her from behind and drug her into the pool. The theme park was closed shortly after the incident.

Killer whales, commonly referred to as orcas, are not actually whales but the largest member of the dolphin family. Check out MSNBC’s report below:

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