It’s been a year since the tragic events that led to the death of SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau during an interactive session with a killer whale after a ‘Dine with Shamu’ show. During that time trainers have been kept out of the water both during… Read More »SeaWorld begins Reintroduction of Trainers into water with Killer Whales
The family of Dawn Brancheau, the Killer Whale trainer tragically killed at SeaWorld Orlando earlier this year, has started a foundation in her memory. The Dawn Brancheau Foundation, as you might expect, supports the things that Brancheau was involved in in her life, organizations like… Read More »Dawn Brancheau Foundation
The other shoe had to drop eventually. SeaWorld has announced that they are developing a new show to replace the ‘Believe’ Killer Whale show at its theme parks. This move will help the park get past the tragic death of trainer Dawn Brancheau last February… Read More »SeaWorld to Develop new Shamu Show
Earlier today on their facebook page, SeaWorld Orlando announced that the Killer Whale born on Oct 9th to Katina is a boy. The video below explains why it can sometimes take a long time to narrow down the choices to just one.
SeaWorld says they’ll be holding a naming contest to name the baby Orca in the near future. In the meantime you can visit the pair at Shamu stadium.
Meanwhile on the other coast, SeaWorld San Diego has a baby too… this time an ultra cute baby Emperor Penguin. Video of it being introduced to other penguins is below the jump:
SeaWorld keeps making the news for the wrong reasons these days. Neither of the two lawsuits recently filed against SeaWorld Orlando are from the family of the dead killer whale trainer, but both could have a big impact on the company that is struggling to… Read More »Two lawsuits filed in death of Trainer at SeaWorld
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 after a necropsy. This continues… Read More »First Killer Whale ever born at SeaWorld Orlando dies at age 25
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