Oct 17

The Beginning of a “Dolphin Tale”: SeaWorld’s Role in Rescuing Winter

by Staff

Several SeaWorld fans have noticed historical footage of our rescue team in action in “Dolphin Tale,” and have asked what role SeaWorld played in the rescue of Winter. This is the story of the passion and expertise displayed by the many marine mammal experts credited with helping this remarkable animal.

A fisherman spotted the animal, her tail severely injured by a crab trap line, in the Mosquito Lagoon on Florida’s east coast.

Aug 23

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Will Contest OSHA Citation

by Staff

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.

Jul 02

Bubbles The Pilot Whale Continues To Make a Big Splash at SeaWorld San Diego

by Staff

Something new and something, well . . .older. While SeaWorld San Diego's new dolphin show "Blue Horizons" is wowing guests every day, one of the performance's stars has been amazing visitors for decades.

Bubbles the pilot whale, who began her career more than 40 years ago, continues to thrill crowds with her jumps and dives, much to the delight of her dedicated fans.

Jun 22

Do You Hear What I Hear?

by Staff

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.

Jun 17

SeaWorld Uses Technology to Fulfill Cancer Patient’s Wish to Meet a Dolphin

by Staff

Thanks to modern technology, SeaWorld Orlando employees and animals were able to fulfill a final wish from a 48-year-old woman with an inoperable brain tumor to meet a dolphin.

Jun 16

Celebrity Sighting: Mark Wahlberg Visits SeaWorld San Diego

by Staff

It's never too late to learn some new moves! Crunch, a 600-pound Atlantic bottlenose dolphin at SeaWorld San Diego, gives superstar actor Mark Wahlberg, a few lessons on how to do a pec dance.

Mark Wahlberg visits with a Dolphin at SeaWorld San Diego

Jun 01

SeaWorld Helps Make M’ Smile

by Staff

SeaWorld Orlando's legacy of giving back to the community began within days of the park opening in December 1973 when disadvantaged children were invited to the park for a special Shamu show. Today the Orlando park works with more than 250 community organizations like Canine Companion of Independence, Heart of Florida, and Make M' Smile to spread waves of sharing throughout the community.

May 26

Nat Geo WILD Gets Closer at SeaWorld

by Staff

Wednesday's just got wilder! For the next three Wednesdays - May 26, June 2 and June 9 -- check out Nat Geo WILD's animal experts as they experience SeaWorld up-close.

Animal expert Dr. Mireya Mayor is at home in the jungle, studying primates throughout the world in her two series Mystery Gorillas and Wild Nights. But at SeaWorld, she chilled out in two of the parks colder locations. At Wild Arctic, Mireya braves chilly 55 degree water to get a kiss from a beluga whale.

Apr 23

Discovery Cove Welcomes Baby Dolphin

by Staff

Spring is in the air. Flowers are blooming, the grass is turning green and Discovery Cove is welcoming a new baby dolphin to the family. Thelma, an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin at the park, gave birth to a baby dolphin Tuesday, April 20. This is the 22nd dolphin born at Discovery Cove since the park opened in 2000.

Apr 23

A Memorable Gift For Mom

by Staff

Do you always feel like you're scrambling to find that perfect gift right before Mother's Day? What would make mom feel special? An escape from her every day...now that sounds right.

Family in private cabana

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