A sad update on yesterdays post. Spanish dolphin trainer,Jose Luis Barbero, 59 years old, was found inside his vehicle at the parking lot of the Palma De Mallorca airport. The authorities are treating it as a suicide. Recently Barbero was linked to videos and social media that accused him of abusing dolphins.
In a statement Georgia Aquarium CEO Mike Leven said: “Georgia Aquarium began a search for truth in hopes of disproving these unsubstantiated claims. Sadly, (Barbero) and his family received death threats, and groups and individuals rushed to judge him. He was not given the right or the privilege to be considered innocent until proven guilty … His death is untimely, unnecessary and unjust.” MORE