Nov 12

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Bottlenose Dolphin after Months of Care

After nearly five months of care at SeaWorld Orlando, an adult male dolphin was returned to waters today near Melbourne Beach, on Florida’s east coast. The Animal Rescue Team, working closely with researchers and dolphin experts from Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute Florida (HSWRI), was able to successfully reintroduce the dolphin to open waters. Take a look at this incredible return!

Oct 25

A Second Chance at Life for TJ, the Rescued Common Dolphin

by Staff

TJ, a young, male common dolphin rescued on a beach near Tijuana in the spring, is thriving back in the ocean after being given a second chance at life here at SeaWorld San Diego!

Jan 11

SeaWorld Orlando Rescues Entangled Dolphin, Then Returns to Local Waters

Earlier this week on January 8, a team of marine animal rescue experts - from National Marine Fisheries Services, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute and our very own SeaWorld Orlando – worked together to free a dolphin that had been tangled in fishing line in the Banana River, located near Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Dec 13

It's a Girl: Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin Born at Discovery Cove

by Staff

A 3.5 foot-long, 35-pound dolphin was born at Discovery Cove on Friday, November 30 at 10:22 a.m.

This birth is notable because it marks the first time a dolphin at Discovery Cove has successfully given birth to a calf conceived through the use of “sperm-sexing” research, which involves separating sperm carrying a female-producing X chromosome from sperm carrying a male-producing Y chromosome.

Nov 20

Family Finds Newborn Dolphin, Reunites Six Months After Rescue at SeaWorld Orlando

Six months after finding an approximately five-day-old dolphin while boating in Florida waters, the family that alerted the appropriate authorities and stayed with the young calf until help arrived was reunited with the dolphin at SeaWorld Orlando.

May 22

SeaWorld Rescues Newborn Dolphin

This past Sunday, SeaWorld's animal rescue team traveled to Three Sisters Island, in Volusia County, Fla. to rescue a stranded newborn dolphin calf.

May 10

Watching over the Dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins have long called the warm waters of the Indian River Lagoon in central Florida home. However in recent years this area has become a hotspot of concern for those interested in protecting the much-loved mammals.

Mar 15

Dolphin rescue in southwest Florida - Fishing line puts dolphin in danger

On March 9th, a team of marine animal rescue experts --from SeaWorld Orlando, NOAA Fisheries Services, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Chicago Zoological Society, Mote Marine Lab, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and University of Florida – worked together to free a dolphin that had been tangled in fishing line in the Ten Thousand Islands area, a chain of islands off the coast of southwest Florida between Cape Romano and Marco Island.

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