About the author Lex Rigby Lex joined Viva! in 2018 after more than a decade campaigning to defend, conserve and protect marine wildlife. As Viva!’s Head of Investigations she is responsible for coordinating hard-hitting investigations to support Viva!’s groundbreaking campaigns, with the ultimate aim of growing veganism in the UK and increasing support for Viva!.
Since 1961 when the first wild orca, Wanda, was caught in the wild for Marineland of the Pacific’s ‘marine mammal collection’, we’ve been entranced by the magnificent killer whale – believing them to be ferocious, mindless killers.
Set against the beautiful backdrop of England’s moorland, Snared, exposes the pressures of rural life and tackles the brutal reality of countryside crime.