WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a regulatory safety finding against SeaWorld in the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale at the theme park. In […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out their captivity was put on hold Tuesday, dousing an escalating fight between animal […]
Seattle (AP) — Killer whales that spend their summers in Puget Sound are a distinct population group and will remain protected under the Endangered Species Act, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday. NOAA’s […]
A mysterious carcass washed ashore in New Zealand last week, fueling speculation about sea monsters and dinosaurs. The rotting animal was discovered by a group on four-wheel vehicles speeding along the beach in Bay of […]
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Whale watchers are reporting this season’s first pod of killer whales after at least 15 orcas were spotted just outside Newport Beach Harbor.
Every spring, a series of epic battles are fought in the waters off America’s west coast. It’s the season when killer whales hunt their largest prey — gray whales that are migrating up the coast. […]
SAN DIEGO (AP) – SeaWorld says an 11-year-old orca injured during a night performance is on antibiotics and starting to regrow tissue to the wound on his lower jaw. The park said in a statement […]
(CNS) – A 19-year-old female killer whale arrived today at her new SeaWorld San Diego home and was introduced to the park’s other killer whales, officials announced. The killer whale, named “Shouka,” previously resided at […]