Jul 08

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.


Sep 05

Four Surviving Pilot Whales Transported to SeaWorld Orlando for Further Care

Early Wednesday morning, September 5, 2012, SeaWorld Orlando’s animal rescue team transported four short-finned pilot whales from Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute’s Rehabilitation Center in Ft. Pierce, Fla. to SeaWorld Orlando.

Jun 01

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

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.
Apr 29

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 01

SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team Returns Highest Amount of Turtles in 5 Years

This morning, our SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team returned 17 juvenile Kemp’s ridley sea turtles to Canaveral National Seashore. This is the largest turtle return we've had since 2010 when our team returned 30 turtles back to the ocean, all of which were rescued from a massive oil spill near the Gulf of Mexico.

Mar 25

Manatee Appreciation Day - SeaWorld Orlando Returns Rescued Manatee Back Home

Today, our Animal Rescue Team returned a male manatee by the name of Streak back to the same waters it was rescued from. The manatee was rescued last December from Blue Springs State Park in Florida by our team and members of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).

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