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Jun 06

Taima

by Staff

We are saddened to share that Taima, a 20-year-old killer whale at SeaWorld Orlando, died today from complications associated with the birthing process.

"We are very saddened by this loss,” said Dr. Chris Dold, vice president of veterinary services for SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. "Although we understand that complications with pregnancy can occur here, just as they do in the wild, the loss of any animal affects all of us at SeaWorld.”

May 28

Who Came First? The Attwater Prairie Chicken or Her Egg?

by Staff

Sometimes, the most interesting conservation stories at SeaWorld are the ones that take place behind-the-scenes. One of the most interesting is our efforts to help a native Texas species, the Attwater's Prairie Chicken.

Attwater Prarie Chicken

May 26

Open Wide! Proud Parents Feed Their Chick at SeaWorld Orlando

by Staff

Tawny Frogmouth Chick

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.

May 19

SeaWorld Rescues 16th Manatee This Year

by Staff

This week, SeaWorld Orlando's Animal Rescue Team successfully rescued a manatee from a canal in Satellite Beach, FL.

manatee rescue

May 13

Sea Otter Protection Program in USA

by Staff

An imperiled species, California sea otters continue to struggle due to myriad factors, including poor water quality and a growing human population along our coasts. With support from the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund, Defenders of Wildlife is working to protect the struggling sea otter population on California's Central Coast by promoting better water quality in nearshore waters and involving the public in recovery.

May 07

Mexican Wolf Fund

by Staff

There are approximately 52 free-ranging Mexican gray wolves in the southwestern United States. With such a small population, each individual wolf and each wolf pack is critical to the population's long-term survival. Scientists believe there is the biological potential in Mexican wolves to establish vigorous wild populations if conflicts with humans can be resolved.

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May 04

Manatees are a Girl’s Best Friend

by Staff

In 2000, a simple photo of an injured manatee and a veterinarian featured in a hometown newspaper captured the attention and awe of an 8-year-old girl in Colleyville, TX. The girl was Stephanie Cohen and the veterinarian was Dr. Scott Gearhart from SeaWorld Orlando.

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