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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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Surprise Cetacean Pregnancy Re-Opens Birth Control Discussion

This week SeaWorld announced the surprise pregnancy of Ringer, a 16-year-old Commerson’s dolphin at SeaWorld’s Aquatica waterpark in Orlando. This exciting news...

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The Dodo: A Threat to All Zoos

In the age of the internet, it is common to use platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to obtain information on topics we feel strongly about. But because not every...

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This Little Orca is a BIG Deal!

The Shamu Theater team at Seaworld San Antonio cheered and cried tears of joy on April 19 as Takara, a 25 year old orca, gave the final push at 2:33 PM (CST) to deliver...

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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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SHOWDOWN: PETA vs SeaWorld

It is time to do a showdown and decide who is saving more animals?  The publicly traded for-profit company SeaWorld Entertainment or the publicity crazed animal right...

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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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Zoophobia: An Alternate Reality

Photo: (L.A. Zoo lions) by Stan Milkowski   Unfortunately, today we live in an age of ignorance and the misrepresentation of science by animal rights groups....

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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...