Orlando, Fla., August 23, 2010 -- SeaWorld disagrees with the unfounded allegations made by OSHA today and have already informed the agency that we will contest this citation. The safety of our guests and employees and the welfare of our animals are core values for SeaWorld and areas in which we do not compromise.
Mike Boos has been named vice president of zoological operations at Busch Gardens, the top zoological position at the Tampa park. Boos, 43, replaces Glenn Young, who retired at the end of June.
Yesterday, SeaWorld Orlando's Animal Rescue Team successfully rescued a female endangered manatee from the waters of the National Canaveral Seashore near New Smyrna Beach, Fla.
A tawny frogmouth chick, hatched April 11, gets fed by its mother, while the father looks on. In less than a year, six chicks have been hatched at SeaWorld Orlando and all are now thriving.
For over 40 years, SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, and Discovery Cove have maintained a quiet commitment to the rescue and rehabil