Here's something you would think we could all agree on: Rigid parts of the body probably shouldn't go slack. But try asking a SeaWorld spokesperson about the drooping dorsal fins on so many of the park chain's performing male orca, about that mighty Alfalfa spike that in the wild juts out above the water's surface, but in captivity so often collapses to black taffy. Scientists speculate the droop could be due to stress, to diet, or to the ludicrous practicalities of life in a cement pond: Maybe these beasts were built for the sea, not for... More >>>