SeaWorld Phasing Out 'Shamu' Killer Whale Show Amid Pressure From Animal AdvocatesMarine theme park Sea World announced it is going to phase out its long-running 'Shamu' the killer whale show.
Orca Playing With Its Food Flips Seal 80-Feet Into The Air Over Pacific OceanAn orca playing with its food flipped a seal dozens of feet into the sky in the waters off British Columbia in an incident caught on camera.
SeaWorld Vows To Fight State Ban On Breeding Killer Whales At Theme ParkThe California Coastal Commission issued a series of restrictions on SeaWorld, including a ban on breeding and prohibitions on the sale, trade or transfer of killer whales. SeaWorld announced Thursday that it will challenge the ban.
Killer Whale Beaches Itself, Dies North Of Fort BraggResearchers flocked to the Mendocino coast after a killer whale beached itself and died, giving scientists the chance to study the rare occurrence.
Amid SeaWorld Controversy, Researcher Concludes Killer Whale Captivity Is Inappropriate Since the release of the film, “Blackfish”, SeaWorld has seen a drop in attendance and a plummet of its stock price. One journalist researched killer whales in captivity and has drawn his conclusions in a book.
California Bill To End Killer Whale Shows At SeaWorld Put On HoldA California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out keeping them in captivity has been put on hold, meaning it’s dead for the year.
Vallejo’s Six Flags Under Fire For Orca’s Living Conditions A 19-year-old in Vallejo is looking for a roommate, but compatibility may be an issue. She’s an Orca - a killer whale at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. And a Vallejo woman is complaining that the park is breaking the law by not providing a companion.
Whales Spotted Near Shore Along Monterey BayA group of killer whales made an up close and personal appearance to boaters in Monterey Bay this week.
Pod Of Orcas Spotted Just Outside Golden Gate A group of whale watchers spotted a pod of killer whales about 10 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday.