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.
For young women looking to get into the field of veterinary science or marine biology, Dr. Lara Croft is an inspiration. Here's a little bit of informaiton on her background and some great photos of her doing some amazing work at SeaWorld.
Dr. Croft is one of three SeaWorld Orlando staff veterinarians. In this capacity, Dr. Croft maintains the health of the park's animals, including killer whales, dolphins, sea lions, seals, birds, fish, and turtles.
On Tuesday, July 20 SeaWorld transported 19 endangered green and Kemp's Ridley sea turtles to the park's rehabilitation facility for health issues directly related to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Tomorrow -- Tuesday, July 20 - SeaWorld brings 19 endangered green and Kemp's Ridley to the park's rehabilitation facility for health issues directly related to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. You can follow along live, via the SeaWorld_Parks twitter account starting at 7 a.m.
SeaWorld Orlando will rehabilitate three more endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtles from the Gulf of Mexico as facilities in the area continue to clear room for animals in need of treatment due to the oil spill.
On July 8, SeaWorld Orlando released five Kemp's Ridley sea turtles - displaced by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico - into Gullivan Key near Marco Island, Fla. This particular body of water is popular habit for these endangered reptiles.
On July 8, SeaWorld Orlando is releasing five endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtles - displaced by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico - into the waters of Gullivan Bay near Marco Island, Fla. The area is a natural habitat for Kemp's Ridley sea turtles.
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.