PETA buys SeaWorld stock

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SAN DIEGO – PETA officials announced Tuesday that they purchased enough stock in SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. to allow them to present at shareholder meetings.

SeaWorldSeaWorld, the theme park often targeted by animal rights protests, offered 20 million shares of common stock and PETA was one of the first to buy, PETA said.

PETA picked up the minimal requirement of shares to get them in the door.

“We will educate stockholders about how marine parks tear orcas and dolphins away from their homes and families and imprison them in minuscule concrete tanks, where they suffer from captivity-induced stress and illness.

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