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  • Activists React To Sea World Attack

    Activists React To Sea World Attack
    The death of a trainer at Sea World has raised questions about the safety of keeping Orcas in captivity. About 20 witnesses were watching as a killer whale pulled Dawn Brancheau into the water and then dragged her across the tank. They say the whale was...
  • New report: Killer whale at SeaWorld Orlando pulled trainer by ponytail; rescuers delayed by aggressive orca

    New report: Killer whale at SeaWorld Orlando pulled trainer by ponytail; rescuers delayed by aggressive orca
    Investigators said today in a new report that SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau died from "multiple traumatic injuries and drowning" after a killer whale pulled her underwater by her long pony tail near the theme park's Shamu Stadium. Brancheau,...
  • SeaWorld's Tilikum will remain in show

    SeaWorld's Tilikum will remain in show
    SeaWorld San Diego and Orlando have temporarily suspended their killer whale shows following the death of a trainer killed by their 'Tilikum' orca in Orlando. In SeaWorld's blog , Thursday, they stated that the orca that killed trainer will remain in...
  • Shamu attack exposes social media risks

    When big companies like SeaWorld use Facebook, Twitter and blogs effectively, they scrape off a layer of shiny corporate veneer and engage in a more intimate relationship with both customers and critics. We are seeing just how difficult it can be for...
  • San Antonio SeaWorld still deliberating Shamu show

    San Antonio SeaWorld still deliberating Shamu show
    SeaWorld in San Antonio will open for the season on Saturday, but no decision has been made yet on whether killer whale shows will go on as scheduled after a deadly incident at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla. Chris Bellows, the park's vice president of...
  • SeaWorld Orlando to resume Shamu show

    SeaWorld Orlando to resume Shamu show
    SeaWorld says its Shamu Believe show with killer whales will resume this weekend after a whale killed its trainer at the Orlando park. SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment President Jim Atchison says trainers won't get in the water with the killer whales for...
  • SeaWorld: Whale Show To Resume After Trainer Death

    SeaWorld: Whale Show To Resume After Trainer Death
    SeaWorld says its Shamu Believe show with killer whales will resume this weekend after a whale killed its trainer at the Orlando park. SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment President Jim Atchison says trainers won't get in the water with the killer whales for...
  • San Diego SeaWorld resumes whale shows

    San Diego SeaWorld resumes whale shows
    Killer whales at Sea World cavorted in front of audiences today, without trainers in the pool, as orca shows resumed after a three-day hiatus following the death of a trainer in Orlando. Sea World cancelled all its killer whale shows after trainer Dawn...
  • Shamu show back in business at Sea World San Diego

    For the first time in nearly a week, the Shamu show at Sea World is back on stage. The trainers and their three Orca whales resumed the first show on Saturday February 27th at noon. Despite the rain a crowd of about 1,400 people showed up to see the...
  • SeaWorld trainer's family, friends gather in Chicago to mourn her death

    SeaWorld trainer's family, friends gather in Chicago to mourn her death
    CHICAGO -- A veteran SeaWorld Orlando trainer was remembered during her wake today as a kind woman who loved the dream job that killed her. A line starting inside the St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel on Chicago's southwest side went around the church...
  • Family, friends remember light that SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau provided

    Family, friends remember light that SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau provided
    CHICAGO — As the Rev. Thomas McCarthy finished his homily Monday for SeaWorld whale trainer Dawn Brancheau, at least a dozen candles flickered to represent the "light" she gave to her work, family, friends and faith. "We must honor her by giving...
  • SeaWorld witnesses: Trainer was pulled from killer whale’s mouth

    SeaWorld witnesses: Trainer was pulled from killer whale’s mouth
    The chaotic moments surrounding Dawn Brancheau's death were detailed Monday in dozens of witness statements released by the Sheriff's Office, and they told authorities that Tilikum the killer whale kept Brancheau underwater for many minutes and did not...