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  • 'Killer in the Pool,' 'Free Books: 23,469 Classics to Go,' 'VIZ Manga'

    'Killer in the Pool,' 'Free Books: 23,469 Classics to Go,' 'VIZ Manga'
    Killer in the Pool By Tim Zimmermann, New Word City, all formats, $2.99 Tim Zimmermann, a correspondent with Outside magazine, has published "Killer in the Pool," an e-book about the 2010 death of Dawn Brancheau, who drowned after a trained killer whale...
  • SeaWorld whale-attack video: Why it matters

    I don't want to see the video of Tilikum attacking SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau. I get the picture enough that I don't have to see the picture. I understand the family's desire to keep video from public release and, while this is heresy coming from...
  • Fire rescue officials release 911 calls from drowning at SeaWorld Orlando

    Fire rescue officials release 911 calls from drowning at SeaWorld Orlando
    Fire rescue officials in Orange County this morning released the 911 dispatch calls from the SeaWorld Orlando accident that claimed the life of killer whale trainer Dawn Brancheau. In the first call, a SeaWorld employee is heard telling the dispatch...
  • Judge makes no decision on video, images of SeaWorld trainer's death

    Judge makes no decision on video, images of SeaWorld trainer's death
    Attorneys for news organizations and the family of a SeaWorld Orlando trainer killed by a whale told a judge Wednesday that they are willing to try to reach an agreement on access to the videos and photographs depicting the death. For now, they asked...
  • At SeaWorld, a changed show must go on

    At SeaWorld, a changed show must go on
    The signature killer whale show, "Believe," at SeaWorld Orlando in Florida has changed dramatically since the tragic death in February of trainer Dawn Brancheau. Those who sit in the "soak zone," the seats closest to the pool, still get drenched, and the...
  • Sea World Fined $75,000 following Death of Trainer

    Sea World Fined $75,000 following Death of Trainer
    ORLANDO -- The federal job safety agency fined SeaWorld Orlando $75,000 on Monday for three violations uncovered while investigating the February death of a trainer who was grabbed by a killer whale and dragged underwater. The Occupational Safety and...
  • Killer-whale experts say: Reintroduce Tilikum to the wild

    Regardless of what SeaWorld decides as Tilikum's long-term future, a conversation has started within the whale research and advocacy communities about what ought to be done with an orca linked to three human deaths. Killer whale experts know the giant...
  • Tilikum, SeaWorld trainers adapt to new rules after tragedy

     
    Three times a day, just as they always have, SeaWorld Orlando's killer-whale trainers brush Tilikum's teeth. But they no longer stand right next to the animal with a water pick. Instead, trainers have built a 2-foot extension that allows them to work...
  • Keeping the Sea World tape private.

     
         Sea World and the family of trainer Dawn Brancheau want to keep video of Dawn's death out of public view. The video, from Sea World security cameras, was turned over to the sheriff's department. The normal routine is that...
  • The strange case of PETA and Whoopi

     
    The provocateurs at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have a well-earned reputation for attention-grabbing tactics and statements to promote their  animal-rights agenda. They’re the ones who station naked protesters outside circuses, for...
  • PETA wants SeaWorld charged in trainer’s death

     
    Colleague Jason Garcia reports: The animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals says it will send a letter April 15  calling on Orange County prosecutors to consider criminal charges against SeaWorld Orlando after the Feb. 24 death...
  • SeaWorld rolls out new conservation-themed ticket promotion

     
    SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment today is launching a new ticket promotion designed to remind visitors of the company’s long-running conservation efforts. Under the promotion, dubbed “SeaWorld Cares,” U.S. residents who purchase an adult...