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The recent killer whale attack at SeaWorld could have been the end of the theme park. It was that bad. An experienced, professional trainer was killed in front of a live audience, including children, by the park's iconic performer. But it appears by...
Central Florida's theme parks are revving up their holiday celebrations with seasonal favorites and a sprinkling of new yuletide options. Here are many ways to make merry at the attractions. SeaWorld Orlando Another animal-based show is being added to...
L.A. UnleashedMonths after SeaWorld Orlando marine mammal trainer Dawn Brancheau was killed in an incident involving a 12,000-pound orca named Tilikum, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced that it has cited SeaWorld for workplace safety...
L.A. UnleashedThe death of a 12-year-old orca named Sumar at SeaWorld San Diego on Tuesday left the marine park struggling to understand the death of the comparatively young killer whale and led to the cancellation of several orca shows at Shamu......
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelThis rough sketch was canned because of the sensitive nature of SeaWorld's problem. I thought it focused on the lawyer end of things but when there's a death involved it's best to play it safe....
Animal Crazy - Orlando SentinelFrom SeaWorld Orlando: SeaWorld officials report that Kalina, a 25-year-old killer whale at the Orlando theme park, died Monday, Oct. 4, after a sudden illness. A necropsy will be performed, but the cause of her unexpected death likely will not be known....
Postcards from FloridaThe Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld is offering a special Florida residents rate, which includes spacious accommodations, free breakfast, lunch and dinner for children under the age of 12 and complimentary self parking. Starting at $129 per night,...
Tourism Central Florida - Orlando SentinelIn Sunday’s newspaper, we took at look at how Walt Disney World’s spending on political campaigns has surged this election, with the giant resort sending $1.5 million to candidates and causes across Florida. But what about Universal Orlando and S...
Theme Park Rangers - Orlando SentinelTheme-park visitors already can take a look at SeaWorld Orlando’s newest killer whale. The 7-foot, 350-pound calf was born Saturday evening to Katina, a 18-foot, 5,400-pound killer whale. The newborn can be seen at Shamu Stadium at 12:30, 2, 3:30 and 5....
Theme Park Rangers - Orlando SentinelSeaWorld Orlando is adding a “Sea of Trees” to its Christmas Celebration. It will feature 74 holiday trees (as tall as 30 feet) along the water — decorated, lit and choreographed to an orchestral soundtrack. The theme park is...
Theme Park Rangers - Orlando SentinelThe Polar Express Experience rolls back into SeaWorld Orlando this Friday. The attraction is a holiday version of the theme park's Wild Arctic simulator ride and is based on the animated film starring Tom Hanks. The return of Polar Express precedes the...
L.A. NOWSumar, a 12-year-old killer whale, died mysteriously Tuesday at SeaWorld in San Diego, forcing cancellation of the orca shows at Shamu Stadium, officials at the park said. The male orca began acting lethargic on Monday and was given antibiotics by......
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