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.
Thursday morning (August 2, 2012), SeaWorld Orlando’s Animal Rescue team traveled to Merritt Island, Fla. to return a rescued manatee and her two-week-old calf to their natural environment.
Last week SeaWorld Orlando welcomed their first set of twin sea lion pups! This is very rare in the animal world as sea lions typically give birth to one pup at a time, so this is a grand feat for Mom. Fable, a nearly 14-year-old sea lion, is the proud mother of these cute little critters.
Following months of rehabilitation at SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld’s Animal Rescue Team returned Mardi, a juvenile female manatee, back into the waters near Jacksonville, Fla.
As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, we wanted to share our love for animals with you. Happy Valentine’s Day from SeaWorld!
This morning SeaWorld Orlando’s animal care team traveled to Satellite Beach, Fla., a warm-water site, to release two manatees into a side canal off of the Banana River. Both animals were rescued and transported to SeaWorld Orlando last winter by the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), who was also on-site assisting with today’s release.
SeaWorld Orlando’s Animal Rescue Team Uses Special Orthopedic Equipment to Care for Once-stranded Pilot Whale ***Updated: Nov. 17***
SeaWorld Orlando is using a custom orthopedic brace to care for once-stranded pilot whale. The whale has scoliosis – or curvature of the spine – that prevents her from swimming normally.