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Some SeaWorld Mammals Survive Longer In Captivity

Amid 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.

07/03/2014

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“Blackfish” Director Responds To SeaWorld’s Allegations

SeaWorld questioned a director’s contact with an Occupational Safety and Health Administration last week for the making of the documentary “Blackfish”.

03/03/2014

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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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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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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.

08/12/2013

(Source: Rich & Laura Howard)

Orcas Give Tampa Couple Surprise Anniversary Present

Laura 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.

CBS4–04/29/2013

Killer Whales Chase Couple On Anniversary

A 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.

CBS4–04/29/2013

(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

Lolita The Killer Whale performs at The Miami Seaquarium (Lisa Cilli/CBS4)

Lawsuit To Free Lolita The Killer Whale Dismissed

South Florida marine super star Lolita the killer whale will remain in captivity at the Miami Seaquarium after a federal judge in Tacoma, Wash., dismissed a lawsuit aimed at freeing the marine park’s star attraction.

CBS4–05/07/2012

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SeaWorld Hearing To Go Into October

The SeaWorld hearing in Orlando will last longer than expected. An administrative law judge will eventually decide whether the theme park should be forced to pay $75,000 in fines for three citations it received after the death of a killer whale trainer.

CBS4–09/23/2011

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