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Seaworld Mourns the Loss of Kyara the Killer Whale

Heartbreaking news has been reported by Seaworld San Antonio this evening. At 5:58 PM EST on July 24, Seaworld announced on their Facebook page that Kyara, a three month...

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2 Killer Whales Harpooned and Killed in front of Thomson Cruise Guests on Whale Watching Tour

The world famous animal behaviorist Dr. Grey Stafford once said, “For the sake of all species, including humans, it’s time we recognize there is no more...

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Tilikum vs J34 a Tale of Two Killer Whales

The Southern Resident Killer Whales are dying. It is happening now, it is happening quickly, and it is happening before our eyes. In 2016, the number of Southern...

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Killer Whale Tilikum Passes Away at SeaWorld Orlando

Losing a well known zoological animal is never easy. Today, we remember the life of Tilikum, an orca who, despite a difficult history, was an incredible ambassador that...

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The Case of Morgan: When Activism Falls on Deaf Ears

Animal rescue and conservation are an important part of the daily routine at zoological facilities. If zoological facilities themselves do not rescue animals...

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ZooNation Podcast Episode 1 and the Final Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast Episode

Hello and welcome to the grand debut of the Official ZooNation Podcast! We are excited to bring you a podcast that will discuss all the exciting change and challenges to...

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A Note on SeaWorld’s Partnership with the Humane Society of the United States

As supporters of the zoological community ZooNation has given its undivided loyalty and support to zoological organizations that care for animals and contribute to their...

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Let’s Not Sensationalize Everything or Disregard Science, Please!

SeaWorld is under assault again following the untimely death of an 18-year-old killer whale. The cause of death—a fungal infection. I’m sure the mycotic lesions...

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Statement on the Passing of SeaWorld’s Killer Whale Unna From Zoo Nation’s Chief Science Officer

The sad news of the passing of a killer whale at SeaWorld of Texas has of course prompted outrage from animal rights activists who will capitalize on any and all...