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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.
Apr 29

SeaWorld Orlando Returns 11 Endangered Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles

SeaWorld Orlando Returns 11 Endangered Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles

This morning, our Animal Rescue Team headed out to the Canaveral National Seashore to return 11 endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles to the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Today’s return brings the total number of sea turtles returned by the SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team to more than 50 this year alone.

Apr 29

SeaWorld Orlando Participates in Earth Day Cleanup

SeaWorld Orlando Participates in Earth Day Cleanup

Although we celebrate Earth Day every day at SeaWorld Orlando, each year our SeaWorld Cares team works on a local environment-project in celebration of our planet. This past weekend our SeaWorld Cares team assisted with a variety of land management projects, including invasive plant removal, at Nehrling Gardens. These historic gardens were established in 1885 by famed horticulturalist, Henry Nehrling.

Apr 24

Kay Korner: Let's Celebrate Trees!

Kay Korner: Let's Celebrate Trees!

Hi everyone! I hope you’re excited to celebrate a wonderful holiday, Arbor Day! Arbor means “tree” in Latin. Trees have been in existence on the Earth for 370 million years. Arbor Day was first observed in Nebraska in 1872. That state is now home to one of the world’s largest forests planted by people – over 200,000 acres of trees.

Apr 22

Celebrating Earth Day: SeaWorld Orlando Rescues Great Blue Heron with a Soda Can Stuck on its bill

Celebrating Earth Day: SeaWorld Orlando Rescues Great Blue Heron with a Soda Can Stuck on its bill

Late last week our Animal Rescue Team responded to multiple resident calls about a distressed Great Blue Heron wandering a local neighborhood with an aluminum soda can stuck on its bill.

Apr 17

CUTE ALERT: Two Rescued Pelicans Bond Together and Find Friendship at SeaWorld Orlando

by Staff
CUTE ALERT: Two Rescued Pelicans Bond Together and Find Friendship at SeaWorld Orlando

For the past month, our Animal Rescue Team, including veterinarians and aviculturists, has been caring for two American white pelicans that were brought to SeaWorld for rehabilitation due to substantial injuries.

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