Feb 11

SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team Returns Three Manatees to Blue Spring State Park

The SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team traveled to Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Fla. yesterday to return three manatees after receiving care and rehabilitation at SeaWorld Orlando for the last few months.

Oct 09

From Antarctica to Florida, 93 Wildlife Projects Receive More Than $1.2 Million from the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund

by Staff

Wild animals in need around the world – from Antarctic penguins to sea turtles hatchlings on Florida’s beaches – will benefit from more than $1.2 million in grants awarded this year by the non-profit SeaWorld® & Busch Gardens® Conservation Fund. Ninety-three wildlife research, habitat protection, animal rescue and conservation education projects will receive the grants.

Sep 26

“Dolphin Tale” Movie Brings Attention to Rescue Efforts

by Staff

The new, hit movie “Dolphin Tale,” brought much-deserved attention this weekend to extraordinary wildlife rescue efforts done at marine mammal facilities around the world. The SeaWorld Rescue Team – which also helped with the initial rescue transport of the film’s star Winter – uses its expertise and creativity every day to devise new ways to rescue, treat and return to nature these extraordinary animals. No rescue, no case is ever the same. Examples of this ingenuity at work include:

Jul 15

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).

Jun 15

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

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.

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