Killer Whales

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SeaWorld Laying Off More Than 300 Workers

A day after SeaWorld’s CEO announced his resignation, the company said it’s laying off more than 300 workers.

12/12/2014

Killer whales travel in their family group for most of their lives. This family group includes a two-year-old calf (second from top), and a young-of-the-year (middle). Photo credit: NOAA, Vancouver Aquarium.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Offers Amazing New View Of Killer Whales

Scientists have a new high-tech unique way to study killer whales from above and the images are providing amazing results.

10/09/2014

SeaWorld, Orland (Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

SeaWorld Drops Appeal Of OSHA Violation

SeaWorld’s famous orca shows have changed drastically – forever. Trainers will not be allowed to swim with orcas during shows.

08/20/2014

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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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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: 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

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Seaworld Goes Public On NY Stock Exchange

Seaworld Entertainment, Inc. is used to having big splashes made at its park on a daily basis. But the company made a huge splash Friday when it made a splash during its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

CBS Miami–04/19/2013

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Judge: Barriers Would Protect SeaWorld Trainers

An administrative law judge has ruled that physical barriers between the whales and SeaWorld trainers would be a ‘feasible’ way to protect them.

CBS4–05/31/2012

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