keiko the orca

The moment my life was changed forever.

I remember the music, the mystery and excitement and then the surface of the water broke and I was forever changed for the better. God I hope you can love something so strongly one day. Every picture and video delights you, their graceful movements bring you to tears. You would do anything to help them thrive because Jfc they deserve it. I feel so blessed to love them.

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The Etsy shop has received some much needed love and new additions!

The six recent sketchcards I created are now up for sale. And as a thank you, I have created some coupon codes for a nice little discount :) 

Use FREESHIPPING to have your purchases shipped completely free and  TUMBLRFOLLOWER to get 10% off!

Listings for commissions, from sketchcard to bookmark to A4 size, have also been renewed and all commissions ship totally free!

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And the video is also up! I adjusted my camera settings so the quality is much better this time. Hope you’ll enjoy it :)

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I’ve just done a massive restock, with new designs coming soon as well!!


All these now back in stock in my etsy shop!

So like I was thinking and apart from anything else I don’t think it is possible to have healthy orcas in captivity because you can’t get the water temperature right? I mean if you have more than one orca in the pool they’re going to be from different areas of the world and so would want different temperatures?

I remember in Keiko: The Untold Story they were talking about how they adjusted the temperature of his water in Mexico and it had a massive effect on his energy levels. So for years they’d got his water at the wrong temperature and there was only one orca there.

So imagine if you’ve got orcas from all over the world who need massively different water temperatures all in one pool.