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Miami Seaquarium (Source: miamiseaquarium.com)

Miami Seaquarium Fined $7,000 By OSHA

When trainers are working with killer whales, a physical barrier is required between the trainer and the animal for protection.

07/24/2014

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SeaWorld Loses Appeal In Death By Killer Whale

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a regulatory safety finding against SeaWorld in the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale at the theme park.

04/11/2014

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SeaWorld Questions Ethics Of OSHA Investigator

An Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigator is in deep waters after being called out by SeaWorld.

02/28/2014

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Alan Jackson, Kid Rock Head SeaWorld Lineup

Despite the many acts that previously cancelled to perform at SeaWorld’s upcoming concert, fans are still encouraged to rock out this weekend with the headliners who stayed committed.

01/30/2014

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Family: SeaWorld Trainer Thought Whales Treated Okay

Amid criticism of SeaWorld after the release of a controversial documentary critical of animal captivity, the family of a SeaWorld trainer who died in 2010 when a killer whale pulled her into the water responded Tuesday, saying the woman killed would never have worked there for 15 years if she thought the whales were treated badly.

01/21/2014

One of the tallest and longest inverted roller coasters in the world, Montu is named for an ancient Egyptian god of war. Riders are flipped upside-down a total of seven times, and feel an intense 3.85 g-force on this track. (Photo Credit: Aimee Jeansonne Becka/Busch Gardens Tampa Bay via Getty Images)

Beach Boys, Benatar Cancel At Busch Gardens After Controversial Documentary

After nine musical acts pulled out of performing at SeaWorld Orlando, the cancellations have spread to its sister park, Busch Gardens.

01/16/2014

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Big Name Musicians Cancel SeaWorld Gig, Question Whales In Captivity

Top rock and country music acts are canceling plans to perform at SeaWorld Orlando because of questions raised in a new documentary about the effects of captivity on whales.

12/09/2013

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SeaWorld Appeals To Put Trainers Back In Water

Florida marine theme park SeaWorld Orlando is appealing a federal ruling that prevents its trainers from getting into the water with killer whales during performances.

CBS Miami–11/12/2013

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SeaWorld’s New Killer Whale Safety Measures Are Kept A Secret

New safety protocols for trainer interactions with killer whales at SeaWorld are being kept secret by a federal agency. This, despite a judge’s ruling that they are not trade secrets.

10/22/2013

(Source: SeaWorld) SeaWorld San Diego trainer Ken Peters was dragged underwater by a female orca at a 2006 show. Newly released video was part of a public records request related to trainer Dawn Brancheau's 2010 drowning in Orlando.

Caught On Tape: Whale Nearly Drowns SeaWorld Trainer

A newly released video is re-igniting a debate over safety at Sea World.

CBS4–07/25/2012

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