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Lawsuit seeks to uncover why government is allowing SeaWorld to hide Orca necropsies

The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) filed a lawsuit this week against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) related to the agencies’ refusal to enforce requirements for SeaWorld to submit necropsy results of three SeaWorld orcas who died last year. 

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