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21

Nov

Dog chases stick, orca chases dogNew Zealander captures video of dog being chased by orca whale in water and of diver swimming towards shore upon seeing the whale.

Dog chases stick, orca chases dog
New Zealander captures video of dog being chased by orca whale in water and of diver swimming towards shore upon seeing the whale.

14

Feb

Marine biologist Nancy Black pleads not guilty to illegally feeding killer whalesGovernment alleges she offered gray whale blubber to orcas in Monterey Bay and lied to prosecutors about a humpback whale encounter.

Marine biologist Nancy Black pleads not guilty to illegally feeding killer whales
Government alleges she offered gray whale blubber to orcas in Monterey Bay and lied to prosecutors about a humpback whale encounter.

19

Jan

Killer whales are picking off threatened sea lion pupsThe predators are targeting young sea lions due to their limited range of travel.

Killer whales are picking off threatened sea lion pups
The predators are targeting young sea lions due to their limited range of travel.

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.

10

Oct

2 Alaska killer whales dead after swimming in riverTwo of the 3 whales that wandered far up an Alaska river have died, succumbing to stresses associated with being out of their saltwater habitat.

2 Alaska killer whales dead after swimming in river
Two of the 3 whales that wandered far up an Alaska river have died, succumbing to stresses associated with being out of their saltwater habitat.

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.