When trainers are working with killer whales, a physical barrier is required between the trainer and the animal for protection.
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.
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.
SeaWorld questioned a director’s contact with an Occupational Safety and Health Administration last week for the making of the documentary “Blackfish”.
An Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigator is in deep waters after being called out by SeaWorld.
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.
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.
After nine musical acts pulled out of performing at SeaWorld Orlando, the cancellations have spread to its sister park, Busch Gardens.
SeaWorld posted ads on Friday in a handful of newspapers around the nation after eight musical acts pulled out of performing at SeaWorld Orlando following the release of a controversial documentary which raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales.
Another set of entertainers have canceled their appearances at SeaWorld Orlando following the release of a controversial documentary which raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales.