We partnered with The Whale Sanctuary Project
to ensure all marine animal families can live safe and happy lives in the ocean... where they belong.

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After 10 years of making a TOY ORCA WHALE, we've decided to put our principles before our profits.

We are removing the Orca from Munchkin's top-selling Sea Squirt Bath Toy Collection.

BECAUSE A BATHTUB ISN'T BIG ENOUGH FOR AN ORCA.

MUNCHKIN HAS PLEDGED A KICK-START DONATION OF

$1,000,000

To help build a coastal ocean sanctuary in the United States for captive Orcas to bring an end to orca deaths like the beloved TILIKUM, Sea World’s infamous whale.

156

Do you know that at least 156 Orcas have been captured in the wild for display in captivity since 1961?

26

Only 26 of those 156 captured ARE ALIVE TODAY.

169

At least 169 orcas have DIED IN CAPTIVITY. Most captive orcas die in their teens & twenties. In the wild, males can live to 60-70 years and females can live to be 80, 90 or even older.

100

Wild whales can swim up to 100 miles a day, hunting and playing.

stress

The mental, emotional, and physical stress that a captive whale (or dolphin) suffers can weaken their immune system and make them prone to disease and infection.

2.5x

Did you know that the annual mortality rate of orcas is more than 2.5 times higher in captivity than in the wild?

62

There are a total of 62 Orcas held in captivity. (28 wild-captured plus 34 captive-born)

50

An orca pod can consist of up to 50 Individuals.

4

In large orca families 4 Generations of family members can be seen together.

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