After months of rehabilitation, SeaWorld Orlando’s Animal Rescue Team returned a total of 16 sea turtles to their ocean home this week. Of these sea turtles, 15 were rescued Dec. 14, 2012, off the coast of Cape Cod, Mass., as part of a massive rescue of animals suffering from cold stress.
On August 7, 2012, the Brevard County Sheriff's office responded to a report of a possible dead body in the Indian River Lagoon. However, when officers arrived on the scene, they discovered a loggerhead sea turtle, instead. Due to his unique discovery, he earned the name “Lazarus: The Presumed Dead Loggerhead."
This morning, SeaWorld Orlando’s Animal Rescue Team traveled to the Indian River Lagoon near Sebastian, Fla., to return two sea turtles that were brought to the park earlier this year.
It wouldn't be Halloween at SeaWorld without some animals... and today's Species Spotlight: Halloween Edition will feature a few of our "spooky" animals to keep the Halloween spirit going! You can meet these creepy looking critters at Aquatica, where they routinely meet guests at the Conservation Cabana.
A sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle was brought into SeaWorld Orlando's care yesterday, August 7, after it was spotted floating in the ocean by a resident near Melbourne, Fla. Located on Florida’s east coast. Melbourne’s Sea Turtle Preservation Society brought the turtle to SeaWorld for emergency care and rehabilitation.
SeaWorld Orlando’s Animal Rescue Team traveled to Canaveral National Seashore near Titusville, Fla., this morning to return two sea turtles that the park received in February.
SeaWorld was a very popular exhibitor at this year’s San Diego High Tech Fair. The fair is held annually with cooperation from the San Diego Science Alliance, the San Diego County Office of Education and San Diego City Schools.
To kick off 2012 and get you excited for the opening of TurtleTrek at SeaWorld Orlando this spring, we wanted to focus on turtles for this week’s Species Spotlight. A one-of-a-kind 3-D/360-degree movie is only part of TurtleTrek’s allure.
Meet Clyde….not the silly sea lion that you’re all familiar with, but Clyde the Asian water monitor (also known as a Malayan water monitor). You can see him at SeaWorld San Diego’s Animal Connections, where trainers occasionally walk him around for guests to meet up-close.