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.
SeaWorld animal care specialists are a little bleary-eyed this week as they provide 24-hour care for a weeks-old, baby manatee. Orphaned by her mother, the female calf arrived at the park's rehabilitation center on July 24 after being rescued from the waters of Daytona Beach, Fla.
Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute (HSWRI) recently hosted its annual White Seabass Tournament, raising more than $50,000 to benefit the non-profit institute's continued research in aquaculture. The tournament, formerly known as the White Seabass
And Then There Were Three . . . . More!
SeaWorld San Diego, already home to more than 250 amazing penguins, has three more birds in its family. These Magellanic penguins hatched a little more than a month ago and are doing great in the Penguin Encounter's behind-the-scenes nursery.
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.
Did you know Humpback whales produce a series of sounds that are classified as "songs?"
Experts speculate that such vocalizations make it possible for whales to locate each other and assess possible mate status. While scientists don't have clear answers on the exact function of these songs, the songs are indeed sung by the males and only while in breeding grounds.
Dads come in all shapes, sizes, colors and breeds. Learn more about a few of our favorite fathers of the animal world.
A Guadalupe fur seal rescued and rehabilitated by SeaWorld San Diego is helping with important research. The year-old female was found emaciated and comatose on a San Diego-area beach in March, and veterinarians determined she was hyperglycemic and hypothermic. After months of medical treatment by SeaWorld animal care specialists, she made a full recovery.