Earlier this afternoon, an animal rescue team from SeaWorld (R) Orlando, working with experts from Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, Fla., transported a juvenile melon-headed whale from Mote Marine Laboratory’s Dolphin and Whale Hospital to SeaWorld’s Cetacean Rehabilitation Facility where it will receive long-term care.
The southern California coastline is home to an abundance of amazing sea life. The fertile waters in Ventura County are host to 26 types of whales, dolphins and porpoises and six species of seals and sea lions. Yet, until recently, there was no rescue and rehabilitation facility in the area devoted to these charismatic creatures of the deep.
Three times each day, a team of animal experts at SeaWorld Orlando perform hands-on, physical therapy on a once-stranded pilot whale. "300" has scoliosis, or a curvature of the spine.
SeaWorld San Diego welcomes a new addition to our marine mammal family: an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin calf!
Recently, SeaWorld Orlando's animal rescue team returned three sea turtles to the waters off Florida's east coast. Each of the turtles had been cared for by the park's animal experts.
For a unique point-of-view, the team used GoPro video cameras and we think the look is pretty amazing. It's what it's like to help return now-healthy sea turtles to the wild.
From Wisconsin to California to Hawaii, Dr. Chris Dold has had his fair share of traveling. And SeaWorld can’t be happier to call him the Vice President of Veterinary Services. Chris has been making a difference with SeaWorld for five years and continues to succeed in helping animals thrive.
With its black and white coloring and porpoise-like shape, the Commerson’s dolphin may not look like a typical dolphin. You might even think they’re mini Shamus. Don’t let their coloring or size fool you! These high-energy dolphins have the same playful personalities as their relatives and even bigger appetites!
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?
On Sept. 2 SeaWorld San Antonio’s Animal Rescue Team rescued a baby Atlantic bottlenose dolphin calf outside of Rockport, Texas. The 4-to-6-month-old female calf, which had sustained wounds to its tail fluke and dorsal fin and was entangled in loose fishing line, was treated locally by SeaWorld veterinarians and immediately released to rejoin its nearby mother.
Something new and something, well . . .older. While SeaWorld San Diego's new dolphin show "Blue Horizons" is wowing guests every day, one of the performance's stars has been amazing visitors for decades.
Bubbles the pilot whale, who began her career more than 40 years ago, continues to thrill crowds with her jumps and dives, much to the delight of her dedicated fans.