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  • 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...
  • SeaWorld Orlando: Changes have arrived at Dine With Shamu

     
    SeaWorld Orlando has reintroduced its Dine With Shamu program and has installed changes large and small. The dining experience returned Monday for theme-park guests after being closed since trainer Dawn Brancheau died when killer whale Tilikum dragged her...
  • U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson intervenes in probe of SeaWorld trainer's death

    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson intervenes in probe of SeaWorld trainer's death
    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, a vocal supporter of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, acknowledged Thursday that he intervened in a federal investigation into the death of a SeaWorld killer-whale trainer. Grayson, D-Orlando, personally contacted the U.S....
  • Sea World Fined $75,000 following Death of Trainer

    Sea World Fined $75,000 following Death of Trainer
    ORLANDO -- The federal job safety agency fined SeaWorld Orlando $75,000 on Monday for three violations uncovered while investigating the February death of a trainer who was grabbed by a killer whale and dragged underwater. The Occupational Safety and...
  • At SeaWorld, a changed show must go on

    At SeaWorld, a changed show must go on
    The signature killer whale show, "Believe," at SeaWorld Orlando in Florida has changed dramatically since the tragic death in February of trainer Dawn Brancheau. Those who sit in the "soak zone," the seats closest to the pool, still get drenched, and the...
  • SeaWorld trainer tribute: Shamu Believe show resumes with standing ovation

    SeaWorld trainer tribute: Shamu Believe show resumes with standing ovation
    It was back to business at SeaWorld's Shamu Stadium on Saturday, but there were some glaring differences in a show that has brought tourists from across the globe to the celebrate the beauty of jumping killer whales. On an emotional morning that...
  • New report: Killer whale at SeaWorld Orlando pulled trainer by ponytail; rescuers delayed by aggressive orca

    New report: Killer whale at SeaWorld Orlando pulled trainer by ponytail; rescuers delayed by aggressive orca
    Investigators said today in a new report that SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau died from "multiple traumatic injuries and drowning" after a killer whale pulled her underwater by her long pony tail near the theme park's Shamu Stadium. Brancheau,...
  • Shamu attack exposes social media risks

    When big companies like SeaWorld use Facebook, Twitter and blogs effectively, they scrape off a layer of shiny corporate veneer and engage in a more intimate relationship with both customers and critics. We are seeing just how difficult it can be for...
  • SeaWorld to keep Tilikum -- he may even perform again

    SeaWorld to keep Tilikum -- he may even perform again
    SeaWorld Orlando said Thursday that it intends to keep Tilikum, the 12,000-pound killer whale that has now been involved in three fatalities in 19 years, but it hasn't decided whether Tilikum will perform in front of audiences again. The mammoth male...
  • SeaWorld: Whale Show To Resume After Trainer Death

    SeaWorld: Whale Show To Resume After Trainer Death
    SeaWorld says its Shamu Believe show with killer whales will resume this weekend after a whale killed its trainer at the Orlando park. SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment President Jim Atchison says trainers won't get in the water with the killer whales for...
  • Killer-whale experts say: Reintroduce Tilikum to the wild

    Regardless of what SeaWorld decides as Tilikum's long-term future, a conversation has started within the whale research and advocacy communities about what ought to be done with an orca linked to three human deaths. Killer whale experts know the giant...