Help us name the newest dolphin calf born at Discovery Cove on Monday, February 25, 2013. Each birth is exciting to us, and this time we have an added surprise! We are leaving the naming up to our fans.
As thinking people, we pride ourselves on having the ability to create solutions to the problems that present themselves. Sometimes the answer we seek is simple and straight forward, allowing us a quick fix – but other times, as with efforts to protect wildlife and wild places – finding the resolution often requires delving deep into the issue at hand and starting back at square one. Such is the approach of the African Predator Conservation Research Organization. These wildlife warriors are mo
Today (March 17, 2012) is the one-year anniversary of Clover, a female southern sea otter. Clover's story began in late 2010 when she was rescued and brought to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. At that time, Clover was a young, wild otter that stranded due to illness. Veterinarians examined and treated her for several months and deemed her unable to return to the ocean, due to her need for long term care. Clover arrived at SeaWorld San Diego at about 5 months old on St. Patrick's Day, hence the name Clover.
As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, we wanted to share our love for animals with you. Happy Valentine’s Day from SeaWorld!
Today was our biggest event - we had almost 400 students in this school alone. It was Conservation Day and they took it very seriously. There was a parade with a band, cheerleaders, and an overall excitement from the whole community. Prepping juice boxes, snacks and prizes for all the different contests was challenging - we had to make a few trips from the hotel just to get everything there - luckily, it was the closest school we visited.
Today was a day filled with unforgettable moments! Upon returning to the Wild Life Refuge of Chacocente after another successful school visit, we were greeted by the site of hundreds of sea turtle hatchlings! The park rangers had collected them in bins with warm sand in order to protect them from predators. They planned to bring them back to the refuge that evening and release them. I was invited to come along - but in the meantime, I was so excited – I just wanted to play with every single one of them!
We knew that today would be a very long day- we would visit two schools - and we were ready for it. After prepping for our presentations, we had breakfast at a Tourist ranch that was built by FFI and other sponsors with the purpose of bringing tourism to the community. Using their services and purchasing our meals there helps to support this wonderful effort.
Eagles are charismatic, majestic and powerful - characteristics that evoke public interest and awe. Positioned at the top of the food chain, eagles play a crucial role in the balance of a healthy ecosystem – and can serve as valuable indicators of environmental change.
Ishasha is home to the largest elephant population in Uganda, creating a fierce competition for land and resources between humans and elephants. Crop raiding is extremely high and has led to substantial economic losses for local communities and ill will towards elephants.