• Earth Day Apr 22

    NatGeo's ‘Secrets of the Whales' Surfaces Little-Known Facts

    When a killer whale circled back toward wildlife photographer Brian Skerry in the middle of the ocean after discarding the giant sting ray it was devouring, panic is not what came to mind: “Part of my brain is thinking I can’t believe what I’m seeing,” recalled Skerry.

  • orca Sep 7, 2020

    Tahlequah, the Orca Who Grieved Her Dead Calf for 17 Days, Gives Birth Again

    Tahlequah the killer whale is a mom again! The orca, who famously carried her dead calf with her for weeks in 2018, has now given birth to a healthy calf, according to the Center for Whale Research, which monitors killer whale populations in the Pacific Northwest. The center shared a photo on Twitter of the mom and her calf swimming side by side....

  • CEO Sep 18, 2018

    SeaWorld, Former Execs Must Pay $5 Million to Settle Claim

    SeaWorld and two former executives have agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle fraud claims that they misled investors over the negative impact the 2013 documentary “Blackfish” had on business. The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday announced the proposed settlements which are subject to court approval. The SEC’s complaint alleged SeaWorld and former CEO James Atchison made...

  • San Diego Aug 16, 2017

    SeaWorld San Diego Orca Kasatka Euthanized After Lengthy Illness

    A killer whale was euthanized Tuesday after a long treatment for an infection, SeaWorld San Diego officials said.

  • San Antonio Jul 25, 2017

    Last Orca Born in Captivity Dies

    The last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld’s former orca-breeding program died Monday at the company’s San Antonio park. Veterinarians were treating the calf for an infection, possibly pneumonia, but her health continued to decline. The park discontinued its breeding program in March 2016.

  • San Diego Jan 20, 2015

    Killer Whales Surprise Watchers Off San Diego

    A group scanning San Diego’s coast for gray whales spotted a much rarer sight: a pod of killer whales. Growing up in the area, whale watcher Skip McKenzie said the only orca sighting he had heard of was at SeaWorld. But as he sailed off on a tour Saturday, he kept seeing something white pop out of the water.

  • killer whale Aug 15, 2014

    SeaWorld to Expand Killer Whale Environments

    Sea World plans to spend hundreds of millions to build an expanded killer whale environment and programs to protect the creatures in the wild, the company announced Friday. to build an expanded killer whale environment and programs to protect killer whales in the wild, the company announced Friday

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