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The theme park in Central Florida -- world today is fighting back any huge way against government charges related to the death of a -- last year.
You may or call a killer whale pulled its trainer under water and drowned her in front of a crowd of people.
And it looks to many observers like the story of exactly how that happened changed a couple of times potentially according to the accusations by the PR people.
One witness recorded all of this is video before things went wrong lawyers for the government play the video in court today stopping it.
Just before the 121000 pound -- Killed the -- that's the stop point.
The government defending the occupational safety and health administration's decision to site SeaWorld would willful safety violations.
And hand down a seven 5000.
Dollar fine 75.
And she is did.
It even the 75000.
Dollars sea world is appealing a spokeswoman says the allegations.
Reflect the fundamental lack of understanding of the safety requirements associated with a marine mammal care.
Let's take this to the lawyers former prosecutor -- his legal analyst Arthur -- dollar and the criminal defense attorney Randy zealot.
The idea here is that this orca had killed a couple of times before.
Humans and that SeaWorld just didn't.
Handle itself right.
The problem that I have with the -- it did this case is being handled you have a trainer that presupposes she's been trained -- Killer whales she trains kill wells she knows what she's getting into you talk about three gets one it doesn't count because a guy snuck into the -- -- went into the pool.
So you really talking about.
One prior get back it was nice to be dumped in the Buffett pulled out that you immediately said he's not a trainer he's not a professional he's got no training -- accident Arnold doubts -- you may continue.
The problem here is that the 75 -- is a billion dollar industry and the problem is if they lose that.
And there -- entire industry they're out of business no one's going to Sewell to watch the trainers up in the stands while the killer whales are in the poll so my problem is it's I don't like -- extreme.
It's completely -- whole thing with a well -- -- -- Cat lets the audience I mean that's.
That's what they do now -- that the trainers they don't want I don't put the trainers in the water anymore we'll SeaWorld doesn't.
And yes that is why OK what don't you think in my -- good idea I don't know I don't think like this is a dead did these 23 dead human beings because -- -- one particular animal we outlaw boxing to outlook car racing people die.
In car racing accidents we have an -- you throw a stranger in my house and I might kill it to.
Not a stranger she really radar and they vote and she knew what she really today -- didn't want -- -- -- that indicate a text over the weekend incident when they're away from each other know they don't -- well.
They don't animal and one is a human this -- -- Does that seem like the right thing but it's been going on -- how many oh well that makes -- fine this is the -- now the question is do we put SeaWorld that a business a lot as a result there are a lot of.
I don't I don't think it's gotta be helping me I don't think it's -- -- business number two.
The audience should know this having 5000 dollar fine is statutory in other words that's the most naked yes all they floor right.
I'm Scioscia is there to protect workers in all environments whether you're working on a train -- whether -- -- with a of -- -- well.
So they're just saying she should not have been put in the position she was put in.
With that knowledge that they -- -- whale was aggressive to Begin -- and I don't think -- anyone can argue with making additional safety precautions to see if I -- We're a -- I agree but don't put them out of business they're not fighting this over 75 grand if fighting fighting -- out of business if they lose all the good things.
The basis of the will do all the tricks -- they they have them the -- -- you over the Jonathon here is that allowed out there and I'm confident they're gonna be afraid that that crowd will climb the ladder of get the fish at the pool put -- I know it's not a fish.
Put it back in the ocean where it belongs keep the people in the traditional way people breathe air and -- -- water and keep them apart.
And then that -- out there out there right here as we speak what -- should be given credit for ultimate credit for is they they show the rest of that video.
In mind why -- that giving because that -- video of people against -- -- just disgusting nobody knows that video I don't think so -- I don't know I don't wanna see -- -- -- -- I don't think that can influence the judge's decision the judge noted that respect -- the family was sitting -- while the administrative law -- it is a jury here and I agree I think they were really sensitive they did the right thing but it's just too much of an extremist got to be happy -- Put the safety precautions and you don't listen.
-- -- -- -- -- -- This is the second person who has -- and -- not minimizing one death is too much but don't put them out of business many more people die in car accidents we don't outlaw cars.
Made ours aren't supposed to be in the water.
While the after the -- going and what it because you -- to take the duck boat over to New Jersey where you belong getting here's your here's one thing delegate in your before the producers stop me.
Kelly -- -- -- curator of the animal training at the theme park who investigated the drowning said today said today on the stand.
Telekom that's the whale did not show any precursors to aggression.
Have those two of the debate.
Yes me what they mean it right there and then apparently strain is -- train.
Look at the weather is one indication of the weather the good that'll be aggressive here and other behaviors in the water.
But she wasn't even in the water with the thing the guy comes out of them then apple comes out -- are in.
And unfortunately it may maybe all of them just needed the next.
Well maybe they should be that might be -- certain -- compared.
Very nice to see Randi thank you or the Yankees --
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