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  • SeaWorld Orlando spokesperson says Tilikum, the orca that killed trainer, 'likely' will perform again

     
    SeaWorld has not decided whether an orca that killed its trainer by dragging her into the water will keep performing, an official said Tuesday. In the days after Dawn Brancheau died, the park's top official pledged that the killer whale......
  • SeaWorld orca dies giving birth

    SeaWorld orca dies giving birth
    A killer whale at SeaWorld Orlando died Sunday from complications that arose while she was giving birth, officials said. The park said Taima, a 20-year-old orca born at SeaWorld Orlando in 1990, died late in the afternoon, approximately 20 hours after...
  • 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...
  • Whale Kills Sea World Trainer At Shamu Stadium In Florida

    Whale Kills Sea World Trainer At Shamu Stadium In Florida
    A SeaWorld Orlando animal trainer was killed this afternoon during an accident at SeaWorld's Shamu Stadium, park and law enforcement officials said. Dawn Brancheau, a 40-year-old with extensive training experience, drowned following a popular Dine with...
  • Activists React To Sea World Attack

    Activists React To Sea World Attack
    The death of a trainer at Sea World has raised questions about the safety of keeping Orcas in captivity. About 20 witnesses were watching as a killer whale pulled Dawn Brancheau into the water and then dragged her across the tank. They say the whale was...
  • 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,...
  • SeaWorld's Tilikum will remain in show

    SeaWorld's Tilikum will remain in show
    SeaWorld San Diego and Orlando have temporarily suspended their killer whale shows following the death of a trainer killed by their 'Tilikum' orca in Orlando. In SeaWorld's blog , Thursday, they stated that the orca that killed trainer will remain in...
  • 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...
  • San Antonio SeaWorld still deliberating Shamu show

    San Antonio SeaWorld still deliberating Shamu show
    SeaWorld in San Antonio will open for the season on Saturday, but no decision has been made yet on whether killer whale shows will go on as scheduled after a deadly incident at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla. Chris Bellows, the park's vice president of...
  • SeaWorld Orlando to resume Shamu show

    SeaWorld Orlando to resume Shamu show
    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...
  • 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...