Bindi Irwin Takes Heat for New SeaWorld Project
Steve Irwin's daughter gets caught up in Blackfish controversy.
Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin's teenage daughter Bindi is the latest celebrity to be swept up in the ongoing controversy around SeaWorld, which was sparked by the recent documentary film Blackfish.
(See "How Far Will the Blackfish Effect Go?" and "SeaWorld vs. the Whale That Killed its Trainer.")
The 15-year-old Bindi, who has hosted wildlife TV shows in the U.S. and Australia, has come under fire for partnering with SeaWorld on a project meant to encourage children to learn about animals, called Generation Nature.
SeaWorld, which operates parks in Orlando, Florida; San Antonio, Texas; and San Diego, California, has become a target for animal advocates since the 2013 film Blackfish raised questions about the park's treatment of animals. The film