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Kmart shark

Kmart shark, The white-tipped shark died March 6 after being shipped from New York to Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times said. The shark was injected with adrenaline and received oxygen after it showed signs of stress. It was later removed from the pool and died that afternoon. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said it had sent a letter to Kmart asking it to stop using wild animals in ads, and a letter to the American Humane Association detailing an unnamed whistleblower's account of the death. The whistleblower worked on the commercial, PETA said. The signs of stress were observed when actors jumped in and out of the pool with the shark, said Lisa Lange, PETA senior vice president. The humane association, which is in charge of protecting animals during filming, shut down production an hour after the distress signs were seen. Messages left by The Associated Press for the association and Kmart, which is owned by Sears Holdings Corp., were not immediately returned. A Kmart