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free willie , keiko is dead

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Dec 13, 2003
The 26 y.o. killerwhale Keiko died today in Taknesfjorden in Norway, He died from natural causes.
Sad indeed

But hey, what the h### makes people bury a whale on dry land :head just wondering.

How come he died in Norway? Wasn't he an american whale? Or did they really free him?

I never saw the movie.
That's because the U.S. based Free Willy Keiko Foundation doesn't want its chief commodity disappear without a trace. There's money making opportunity in it too..."Visit the grave where Keiko is buried..."

Sorry if I sound a little jaded...:(

Peter S.
I guess the idea of burying him on land would allow them to dig up his bones at a later date and put them on display in a museum.

Originally posted by Longfins
Sorry if I sound a little jaded...:(

Gee, youre not one of those people who thinks that the millions of dollars wasted on a single futile gesture would have been better spent funding research or enviromental initiatives?

Common sense got to you too eh?;)
Hey guys

Yesterday i read in a Danish newspaper that the Keiko foundation wanted Keiko on land to avoid "whale pirates" cutting him into pieces and selling him as collectables :hmm yeah right BLOOD SUCKERS :naughty

Apparently the attached img, shows Keikos final resting place.


And why did i not attech that image!!!!!!!!!!!!


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