What does SHAMU stand for?
What does SHAMU mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: SHAMU.
What does SHAMU mean?
- Shamu was the first orca to survive more than 13 months in captivity and was the star of a very popular killer whale show at SeaWorld San Diego in the mid–late 1960s. She was the fourth killer whale ever captured. She was captured in October 1965 and died in August 1971 after about six years in captivity. After her death, the name Shamu continued to be used in SeaWorld "Shamu" orca shows for different killer whales in different SeaWorld parks.