SeaWorld Orlando will continue to defend itself at a hearing Wednesday to determine if the park must pay $75,000 in fines a federal agency assessed it following the death of a killer whale trainer.
During the second day of hearings which will determine if SeaWorld Orlando should have to pay hefty fines levied by a federal job safety agency after the death of a killer whale trainer at its park.
A Government attorney said Monday that SeaWorld Orlando’s policy of relying on trainers to recognize when a killer whale poses a safety threat leaves gaps that can lead to injury or death, supporting safety citations issued to the theme park after a trainer’s death.
The family of a SeaWorld Orlando trainer who was killed by a killer whale at the park lost their request to block the release of video and photos of her death.
It’s going to cost you a bit more to see Shamu and his friends at SeaWorld in Orlando.
A pilot whale which had been convalescing at a Key Largo facility since a mass stranding on May 5 now has a new home at SeaWorld in Orlando.
It’s been more than a year and half since a SeaWorld Orlando trainer was killed in an accident with a killer whale but the family of Dawn Brancheau is still fighting to keep images of her from being released.
SeaWorld Orlando is set to open a new rehabilitation facility for wild dolphins and whales that wash ashore but the decision to open the facility is drawing some criticism.
In an effort to capitalize on a improving attendance figures and a number of new attractions, SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay are ending their popular ‘buy one day – come back the rest of the year for free’ promotion.
Five pilot whales which were part of a group that beached themselves near Cudjoe Key last week have survived another night.