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SeaWorld is In Mourning For The Matriarch of the Park's Orca Family.

August 16, 2017

Her name was Kasatka.  She was a mother of 4, grandmother of 6 and great grandmother of 2. Unfortunately on Tuesday (August 15, 2017) at SeaWorld San Diego's Orca Encounter facility, Kasatka passed away around 8:15 p.m. after a lengthy treatment for a bacterial respiratory infection, officials said.   

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