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Jul 15

SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team Cares for Two Orphaned Manatees

SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team Cares for Two Orphaned Manatees

During the past week, our devoted Animal Rescue Team has been taking care of two rescued orphaned baby manatees. The calves were both brought to SeaWorld Orlando’s rehabilitation facility after being rescued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).

Jul 08

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Two Endangered Green Sea Turtles to Florida’s East Coast

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Two Endangered Green Sea Turtles to Florida’s East Coast
This morning, two endangered green sea turtles were returned to the Atlantic Ocean at Sebastian Inlet State Park by our very own SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team. Today also marks the 70th rehabilitated sea turtle returned by our SeaWorld Orlando team in 2015.


Jun 21

SeaWorld Orlando Cares For Beached Rough-Toothed Dolphin This Father's Day

by Staff

This Father's Day morning, SeaWorld Orlando’s Animal Rescue Team was called by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to receive and care for a rough-toothed dolphin that was discovered beached on the shoreline of Clearwater Beach.

Jun 15

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Kemp’s Ridley at Titusville Sea Turtle Festival

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Kemp’s Ridley at Titusville Sea Turtle Festival

Over the weekend, our Animal Rescue Team returned a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, the world’s most endangered species of sea turtle, to Canaveral National Seashore’s Playalinda Beach during the Titusville Sea Turtle Festival.

Jun 01

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Two Endangered Sea Turtles to Florida Waters

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Two Endangered Sea Turtles to Florida Waters

This past Thursday, our SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team returned two endangered species of sea turtles to their natural environment, a Kemp’s ridley and Green sea turtle. Both turtles were rescued earlier this year and received veterinary care at SeaWorld Orlando.

May 14

Mother-and-Calf Manatee Pair Rescued by SeaWorld Orlando This Mother’s Day

Mother-and-Calf Manatee Pair Rescued by SeaWorld Orlando This Mother’s Day
This past Sunday, Mother’s Day, the SeaWorld Rescue Team responded to rescue a distressed mother manatee – and her still-nursing calf – near Satellite Beach, Fla. and brought the pair back to SeaWorld Orlando. The mother has a collapsed lung, which creates buoyancy issues, so our team outfitted her with a “manatee wetsuit” they designed for such rescue cases. The wetsuit helps assist the manatee with floating and allows our team to draw out trapped air and fluids.
May 06

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Five Endangered Animals Following Rehabilitation

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Five Endangered Animals Following Rehabilitation
Today our Animal Rescue Team returned a male manatee to Kennedy Point Park in Titusville, Fla., and four green sea turtles to Florida’s east coast beaches following a successful rehabilitation at SeaWorld Orlando.
The manatee, at the time weighing 445 pounds, was rescued Jan.
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