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Nov 11

Truth Without Pants

by Staff

The reference to SeaWorld in the Izvestia story on killer whale display in Sochi is untrue. As Winston Churchill famously said, “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.”

Regrettably, this has lately become something of a habit among animal rights extremists – to manipulate, distort and, too often, simply lie in their crusade to end marine mammal display.

Nov 04

SeaWorld Trainers Explain How Killer Whales Play with Gates

by Staff
SeaWorld Trainers Explain How Killer Whales Play with Gates

A recently posted YouTube video shows Kalia, one of the killer whales at SeaWorld San Diego, playing with a gate. The gates at Shamu Stadium use a small amount of pressure, and open and close slowly. The whales can easily move them when the trainers begin a gate cycle. Gate play is an enjoyable game for the whales. When a whale is playing with a gate, the trainers are always nearby. Check out some of the killer whale trainers discussing gate play.

Oct 23

Baby Animal Rescues and Vet Camp Featured on New Episodes of "Sea Rescue" and "The Wildlife Docs"

by Staff
Baby Animal Rescues and Vet Camp Featured on New Episodes of "Sea Rescue" and "The Wildlife Docs"

Check out new episodes of Sea Rescue and The Wildlife Docs this Saturday!

On a special episode of the Emmy-nominated Sea Rescue, we look at the remarkable rescues and rehabilitation of some animals that had a rough start in life. Pirate Pup, the one-eyed sea lion, two endangered sea turtle hatchlings, three harbor seals who refuse to eat and an adorable orphaned baby beaver called Peanut.

Oct 22

SeaWorld Rescue Team Passes 1,000-Animal Milestone in 2014, Highlights “Top 10” Memorable Moments

by Staff
SeaWorld Rescue Team Passes 1,000-Animal Milestone in 2014,  Highlights “Top 10” Memorable Moments

This month, the SeaWorld and Busch Gardens wildlife rescue teams passed a milestone, which shows why animals need our help now more than ever.

We have now rescued more than 1,000 wild animals this year alone, bringing the total number of animals we’ve helped over the years to 24,000. These are orphaned newborns, entangled whales, and sea lions that were injured.

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