Amanda Schiavo holds a B.A in History from Pace University and has been a member of the Latin Times team since May 2013. She is an amateur historian, an aficionado of all things Disney, is an animal enthusiast and an accomplished equestrian. Schiavo enjoys writing human-interest pieces and stories related to helping animals and animal rights. Schiavo has been a journalist for four years and has written for Brooklyn Today as well as several other publications.
"Blackfish" explores why Shamu turned on his trainer and finally killed her. Did the orca kill her intentionally? Does captivity kill? "Blackfish" documents the controversy over keeping these will in captivity.