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.
An Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigator is in deep waters after being called out by SeaWorld.
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.
In the wake of a recent documentary, “Blackfish,” rock bands Heart and Barenaked Ladies along with country singer Willie Nelson canceled their planned performances at SeaWorld, citing the documentary which raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales.
Top rock and country music acts are canceling plans to perform at SeaWorld Orlando because of questions raised in a new documentary about the effects of captivity on whales.
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.
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.
Following the death of a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando, the theme park has made a good faith effort toward new workplace safety goals.