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  • Show goes on for whale who killed trainer

    Show goes on for whale who killed trainer
    SeaWorld Orlando plans to put the killer whale Tilikum back into public performances beginning today, for the first time since the 6-ton whale killed a trainer at the marine park more than one year ago. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment President Jim...
  • SeaWorld Orlando: New killer-whale show to debut April 22

    SeaWorld Orlando: New killer-whale show to debut April 22
    "One Ocean," a new killer-whale show, will debut April 22, according to SeaWorld Orlando reports. The show will replace "Believe," which has run since 2006 at Shamu Stadium. A video on the SeaWorld blog (www.insideseaworld.com) touts the show's...
  • SeaWorld San Diego set to debut new Shamu killer whale show

    SeaWorld San Diego set to debut new Shamu killer whale show
    SeaWorld San Diego is set to launch a new killer whale show May 27 following the death last year of an animal trainer in Orlando, Fla., that forced a complete reworking of the marine park's signature Shamu attraction. Photos: 'One Ocean' killer whale...
  • Review: New Shamu show at SeaWorld San Diego debuts without trainers in the water

    Review: New Shamu show at SeaWorld San Diego debuts without trainers in the water
    For the first time in more than four decades, a new Shamu show premiered Saturday at SeaWorld San Diego without animal trainers performing stunts in the water with the marine park's iconic killer whales. Photos: "One Ocean" killer whale show at Sea World...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...