Killer Whale

Lawsuit: Captive Miami Orca Violates Endangered Species ActAnimal rights activists have filed a lawsuit against the Miami Seaquarium stating the park is violating the Endangered Species Act by holding an orca in captivity for decades.
Appeals Court Sides With Seaquarium In Lolita FightAnimal rights groups have lost another round in court in their efforts to free Lolita the killer whale from the Miami Seaquarium.
Protesters Rally Nationwide In Support Of Lolita, The Killer WhaleSupporters of Lolita, the Killer Whale held a protest on Saturday at the Miami Seaquarium.
Fight Over Lolita's Freedom Now Center On Federal Appeals Court Not giving up without a fight, animal rights groups plan to challenge the dismissal of their lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Miami Seaquarium over the park's treatment of its killer whale Lolita.
Some SeaWorld Mammals Survive Longer In CaptivityAmid controversy over the treatment of animals at one of Florida’s most popular theme-parks, a new report is shining a positive light on marine mammal’s life expectancy in the park.
"Blackfish" Director Responds To SeaWorld's AllegationsSeaWorld questioned a director’s contact with an Occupational Safety and Health Administration last week for the making of the documentary “Blackfish”.
SeaWorld Questions Ethics Of OSHA InvestigatorAn Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigator is in deep waters after being called out by SeaWorld.
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.
Drowning Of Trainer Spurs Changes At SeaWorld Following the death of a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando, the theme park has made a good faith effort toward new workplace safety goals.
Orcas Give Tampa Couple Surprise Anniversary PresentLaura Howard and her husband Rich decided to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary in La Paz last year. They were going to dive with the seals in the sea of Cortez when the trip to an unexpected turn.
Killer Whales Chase Couple On AnniversaryA couple decided to take a trip to Mexico for their anniversary. The trip turned out to be the experience of a lifetime thanks to some killer whales and a chase that shook up what was originally scheduled to be a diving adventure.
Caught On Tape: Whale Nearly Drowns SeaWorld TrainerA newly released video is re-igniting a debate over safety at Sea World.