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08

Mar

Bindi Irwin’s SeaWorld partnership angers the InternetThe young conservationist’s decision to work with the marine park has sparked intense backlash from many opposed to the park’s treatment of animals.

Bindi Irwin’s SeaWorld partnership angers the Internet
The young conservationist’s decision to work with the marine park has sparked intense backlash from many opposed to the park’s treatment of animals.

07

Mar

A California lawmaker will introduce a bill on Friday that would make orca shows illegal — one that is specifically meant to affect the 10 captive orcas at SeaWorld San Diego, the only California facility that has whales.

A California lawmaker will introduce a bill on Friday that would make orca shows illegal — one that is specifically meant to affect the 10 captive orcas at SeaWorld San Diego, the only California facility that has whales.

24

Nov

SeaWorld Orlando unveils upcoming Antarctica rideThe ride’s innovative new cars will allow patrons to choose their own penguin-themed adventure.

SeaWorld Orlando unveils upcoming Antarctica ride
The ride’s innovative new cars will allow patrons to choose their own penguin-themed adventure.

27

Apr

PETA slams Whale Trainer BarbieMattel’s SeaWorld-themed doll draws ire in the wake of animal abuse allegations and the tragic death of a trainer.

PETA slams Whale Trainer Barbie
Mattel’s SeaWorld-themed doll draws ire in the wake of animal abuse allegations and the tragic death of a trainer.

09

Feb

PETA lawsuit against SeaWorld dismissedJudge does call PETA’s efforts ‘laudable’, but says using the 13th Amendment is not the way help protect whales.

PETA lawsuit against SeaWorld dismissed
Judge does call PETA’s efforts ‘laudable’, but says using the 13th Amendment is not the way help protect whales.

08

Feb

Court to decide if SeaWorld whales are illegal ‘slaves’A federal court is to decide for the first time whether amusement park animals are protected by the same constitutional rights as humans.

Court to decide if SeaWorld whales are illegal ‘slaves’
A federal court is to decide for the first time whether amusement park animals are protected by the same constitutional rights as humans.

18

Nov

Possible ponytail dangers on SeaWorld’s radar before drowningMore than a decade before a killer whale drowned a SeaWorld trainer by pulling her into a pool by her ponytail, the park had chosen to ‘desensitize’ the animals to dangling hair rather than ban it.

Possible ponytail dangers on SeaWorld’s radar before drowning
More than a decade before a killer whale drowned a SeaWorld trainer by pulling her into a pool by her ponytail, the park had chosen to ‘desensitize’ the animals to dangling hair rather than ban it.

21

Sep

SeaWorld whale that drowned trainer required special rulesTilikum, the killer whale that drowned his trainer in 2010, was known for refusing to let go of objects he found in his pool.

SeaWorld whale that drowned trainer required special rules
Tilikum, the killer whale that drowned his trainer in 2010, was known for refusing to let go of objects he found in his pool.

19

Sep

SeaWorld fights safety charges in killer whale trainer deathSeaWorld began challenging federal safety charges that stem from the 2010 death of a trainer, drowned by a killer whale in front of park visitors.

SeaWorld fights safety charges in killer whale trainer death
SeaWorld began challenging federal safety charges that stem from the 2010 death of a trainer, drowned by a killer whale in front of park visitors.

09

Dec

Tommy Lee slams SeaWorld over whale sperm

Motley Crue drummer fires off letter protesting water park’s use of killer whale as a sperm bank.