Jan 22

SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team Cares for Oiled Bird

The SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team responded to a call recently regarding an injured sandhill crane in Kissimmee, Fla. When the team arrived on site, they realized it was maliciously sprayed with cooking oil. This is the second bird in one month found covered in oil.

Sep 05

SeaWorld Orlando's Animal Rescue Team Rescues Five Animals in 74 Hours

Kids may be back in school and families are settling into a routine, but this week was far from routine for our Animal Rescue Team! In fact, they helped five animals in just 74 hours – two sandhill cranes, two sea turtles and a dolphin. On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, our Animal Rescue Team is able to leave for a rescue at a moment’s notice.

Jul 10

First Clapper Rail Release of the Season

SeaWorld San Diego and other members of Team Clapper Rail kicked off another successful season recently with the release of six light-footed clapper rails at the Batiquitos Lagoon Ecological Reserve near San Diego recently. Three of the birds came from SeaWorld and the others came from San Diego Zoo Global. Team Clapper Rail—which is comprised of SeaWorld San Diego, the Living Coast Discovery Center, San Diego Zoo Global, California Department of Fish and Wildlife and U.S.

Sep 06

An American Success Story - The Bald Eagle

by Staff

It’s a success story to be proud of – the American Bald Eagle’s removal from the endangered species list. But this respected raptor serves as more than just a symbol of long life and great strength, it provides information on the health of our environment.

Jul 25

Species Spotlight: Light-Footed Clapper Rail Making a Comeback Thanks to Team Clapper Rail

by Staff

The tide is turning, for the good, for a small coastal wetlands bird called the light-footed clapper rail. Once common in the early 1900s, this species diminished drastically due to loss of habitat. The clapper rail is now considered critically endangered, but thanks to a group called Team Clapper Rail, all that is changing.

Apr 28

A Cute Story of Sandhill Surrogacy

by Staff

While caring for both a rescued adult sandhill and an orphaned chick, SeaWorld’s Aviculture team put their problem-solving skills to work to create a successful surrogacy.

Oct 20

Kids pledge to make a difference

by Staff

Kathleen Gass, left, SeaWorld animal expert, introduces a roseate spoonbill to Kaitlyn Jones at Princeton Elementary School.

What do 200 kids, a bald eagle, a pair of penguins, a mock sea turtle rescue, a life-sized inflatable grey whale and a pledge to save the environment all have in common?

Aug 09

Employee Profile: Dr. Lara Croft

by Staff

For young women looking to get into the field of veterinary science or marine biology, Dr. Lara Croft is an inspiration. Here's a little bit of informaiton on her background and some great photos of her doing some amazing work at SeaWorld.

Dr. Croft is one of three SeaWorld Orlando staff veterinarians. In this capacity, Dr. Croft maintains the health of the park's animals, including killer whales, dolphins, sea lions, seals, birds, fish, and turtles.

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