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 the methods of animal care… Read More »SeaWorld fined by OSHA over Trainer’s Death
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 is likely to give them… Read More »Killer Whale dies in childbirth at SeaWorld Orlando
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, but summarized it says that… Read More »Killer Whale Trainers at SeaWorld Examined
Who says that dreams don’t come true? Brooke Shields took a break from her busy schedule to get up close and personal with SeaWorld’s biggest star, Shamu. Shields was on vacation with her husband and two young daughters. The family took a VIP tour of SeaWorld which included… Read More »Check Out that Lucky Girl?