Shawn - orca

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SpeciesOrcinus orca
DiedSeptember 3, 1979
SeaWorld San Diego
Cause of deathPneumonia
Captured atMedallands Bugt, Iceland
Capture ageApprox. 1 year
Capture dateOctober 26, 1978

Shawn was a young female orca who was captured in Iceland on October 26, 1978.

On October 26, 1978, a group of 6 orcas were captured off the coast of Iceland. They were sent to the Hafnarfjordur Aquarium as they awaited their final transfers.

Shawn was sent to SeaWorld San Diego with Kasatka, Kotar, and Kahana.

On September 3, 1979, Shawn died of pneumonia.

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