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Killer Whale Born at SeaWorld Orlando

Update: Added a photo and some comments from the SeaWorld Inside Conservation blog. The SeaWorld Orlando family got some welcome good news tonight as a healthy newborn Killer Whale was birthed by Katina. Katina is a 34 year old great-grandmother … Continue reading

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First Killer Whale ever born at SeaWorld Orlando dies at age 25

After a brief illness, Kalina, the first Killer Whale born at the SeaWorld Orlando facility, has died. Kalina was 25 years old and had given birth to several calves of her own. An exact cause of death will be determined … Continue reading

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SeaWorld fined by OSHA over Trainer’s Death

The report on the death of Killer Whale trainer Dawn Brancheau has been released and with it a $75,000 fine levied against SeaWorld Orlando. This article in the Orlando Sentinel makes it seem like nothing short of an attack on … Continue reading

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Killer Whale dies in childbirth at SeaWorld Orlando

Sad news coming from SeaWorld Orlando tonight. Taima,one of the park’s two pregnant whales, died while giving birth, the calf was still born. SeaWorld has recently been picketed by protesters, after one of the Orcas killed a trainer. This tragedy … Continue reading

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Killer Whale Trainers at SeaWorld Examined

Reports and interviews created during an investigation of SeaWorld’s Orca Training program by the federal department OSHA provides what might be the most in depth look at what dangers trainers face yet. The Orlando Sentinel has some of the details, … Continue reading

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