Sea World Puts Orcas in Plastic Bags While Tanks Are Cleaned-Fiction!
Summary of eRumor:
Sea World places orca whales into giant plastic bags filled with water while their tanks are cleaned.
Don’t believe reports that Sea World puts orcas into plastic bags while their tanks are cleaned.
A firestorm erupted on social media after the The Onion, a satirical newspaper, tweeted a link to a story about orca whales being placed in giant plastic bags filled with water while their tanks are cleaned:
The Onion is one of the most well known satirical publications in the country, but many people who read the tweet missed that. A number of angry readers even tweeted at the official Sea World account in disgust over the fake story.