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  • 'Killer in the Pool,' 'Free Books: 23,469 Classics to Go,' 'VIZ Manga'

    'Killer in the Pool,' 'Free Books: 23,469 Classics to Go,' 'VIZ Manga'
    Killer in the Pool By Tim Zimmermann, New Word City, all formats, $2.99 Tim Zimmermann, a correspondent with Outside magazine, has published "Killer in the Pool," an e-book about the 2010 death of Dawn Brancheau, who drowned after a trained killer whale...
  • Some ex-trainers say SeaWorld downplays risks of working with killer whales

    Some ex-trainers say SeaWorld downplays risks of working with killer whales
    The February 2010 death of SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau, who was pulled underwater and killed by the 12,000-pound killer whale Tilikum, triggered the most exhaustive safety review in SeaWorld history and changes that are still being implemented...
  • SeaWorld fights for future of killer-whale shows

    SeaWorld fights for future of killer-whale shows
    Nineteen months after an animal trainer was killed by one of its killer whales, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment heads to court next week to fight for the future of its iconic Shamu shows. SeaWorld is challenging the results of a federal investigation...
  • Safety of SeaWorld trainers questioned

    Safety of SeaWorld trainers questioned
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- SeaWorld Orlando is fighting $75,000 in penalties from a federal job safety agency following last year's death of a trainer who was grabbed by a killer whale and dragged under water. A hearing is set for Monday before an administrative...
  • SeaWorld Orlando: Offer lets kids eat for free at Dine With Shamu

    SeaWorld Orlando: Offer lets kids eat for free at Dine With Shamu
    A new SeaWorld Orlando offer allows kids to eat for free at Dine With Shamu, a behind-the-scenes attraction at the theme park. For each paying adult, one child (ages 3-9) will eat for free under the offer, which is valid through Dec. 31, 2012.  The...
  • SeaWorld Orlando: Dine With Shamu returns

    SeaWorld Orlando: Dine With Shamu returns
    Dine With Shamu, the SeaWorld Orlando animal-interaction experience, returned to the theme park's lineup Monday. It was the first time for guests since the death of whale trainer Dawn Brancheau at the attraction in February 2010. Since then, SeaWorld has...
  • SeaWorld trainers won’t return to water for new killer-whale show

     
    A new killer-whale show that SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment will open this spring in its three U.S. marine parks will not include any in-water interaction between trainers and whales. Dubbed “One Ocean,” the performance will debut in late...
  • Tilikum returns to SeaWorld shows

     
    In case you missed the news, Tilikum, SeaWorld Orlando's orca that killed trainer Dawn Brancheau in February 2010, is returning to show biz. Tilikum's first performance in “Believe” is scheduled for Wednesday morning, March 30. SeaWorld says...
  • Final performance of SeaWorld’s ‘Believe’ is Thursday

     
    There are just a few performances left of SeaWorld's signature “Believe,” the Shamu-starring show that helped raise the bar for the park's entertainment offerings when it debuted in the spring of 2006. “Believe” had lofty ambitions...
  • Dawn Brancheau Foundation grant helps Orange shelter dogs

     
      Kat Kennedy of Orange County Animal Services shares this happy news: The shelter dogs at Orange County Animal Services are rejoicing at the news of an $11,900 grant from The Dawn Brancheau Foundation to provide play-yard equipment, heavy-duty turf grass...
  • Join Orange Animal Services, Dawn Brancheau Foundation for dog play yard dedication Sunday

     
        The public is welcome this Sunday, Jan. 29, at 10 a.m. at Orange County Animal Services for the dedication of the new, state-of-the-art dog play yard donated by the Dawn Brancheau Foundation.  Dawn was a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando who died during a...