The strangest theme park injury yet....
I can imagine (and have seen) many different ways to get hurt in a theme park, but this
has to be the most bizarre one yet.
This one's gonna end up in ER lore: "Um, you got hurt doing what?"
Wow...i thought i had heard it all, but that caught me completely off guard. I'm glad the trainer is allright. But, I didnt know they werent allowing trainers in the water with the whales anymore. Man, that show must suck now. Anyone been there after that rule took affect to see the shows? How is it now?
Sounds like that'd be awkward. Definetely not one to tell the kids.
I wasn't aware that the trainers were no longer allowed in the water with the whales, either. I hope this isn't so... even though I'm really not going to see the trainers themselves. It'd be weird to see how they do a show without the trainers being able to really interact with the whales. We're planning to go to San Diego SeaWorld this June so I'll have to keep my eye out for that.
This sounds like a TV show!
See, not the same as the real thing is it!
Maybe she should have wined and dined the whale first. :)
First: Let me add my well wishes for the trainer involved. I'm glad they weren't badly hurt, and I wish them a swift recovery.
The reason for the breathless coverage is not because it happened at SeaWorld. It's because it involves someone artificially inseminating a whale. That's a mental image just too absurd to comprehend without laughing, for most folks.
While the headline certainly makes for an amusing image (one that I think would have been doubly so had a male whale been involved), I think we're going to agree to disagree on this one. I still think that if this had happened at any other park it would have rated nothing more than a sidebar (if that).
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