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Public opinion of captive cetacean attractions: A critique of Wassermannet al. (2018)

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RT @DolphinResearch: Flawed science meets opposition. Marine mammal scientists Drs. Hill & Jaakkola critique problems in a study that made…
RT @DolphinResearch: Flawed science meets opposition. Marine mammal scientists Drs. Hill & Jaakkola critique problems in a study that made…
Flawed science meets opposition. Marine mammal scientists Drs. Hill & Jaakkola critique problems in a study that made questionable claims about public interest in swimming with dolphins & orca shows. Read their review: https://t.co/TWnRNEm9we https://t.co/QTUskvw4ye
RT @DolphinResearch: Critical review is essential to maintaining scientific integrity and informing public knowledge. Drs. Hill and Jaakkol…
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What is the current public opinion on marine mammal attractions? We need research to help us find the answer. But as this critique shows, not all such research is credible. https://t.co/DJ81ycTqfk
Critical review is essential to maintaining scientific integrity and informing public knowledge. Drs. Hill and Jaakkola discovered serious flaws in the data, methodology and conclusions of a 2018 paper about public opinion of marine mammal facilities. https://t.co/TWnRNEm9we https://t.co/qYeO4IO98J
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Public opinion of captive cetacean attractions: A critique of Wassermannet al. (2018) https://t.co/2cTxXId1Fl https://t.co/PS7SmqpulU
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Competing Interests

Kelly Jaakkola is an employee of Dolphin Research Center. Heather Hill collaborates on research with multiple marine mammal facilities, including SeaWorld, Shedd Aquarium, Georgia Aquarium, Houston Zoo.

Author Contributions

Heather M Manitzas Hill conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Kelly Jaakkola conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The raw data utilized for the correlations are available in the supplementary file. The raw data show evidence of an order effect.

Funding

The authors received no funding for this work.


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