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2014-03-21 08:22:50

Eighteen-month celebration kicks off on March 21, 2014 at all three SeaWorld parks SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment(TM) launches a multi-park celebration to commemorate a key event in the company's history. The original SeaWorld® Park opened its gates for the first time in March 1964 on Mission Bay in San Diego. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140321/FL88090-a SeaWorld's 50th Celebration features a Sea of Surprises(TM) throughout an...

Beluga Whale Import Request Draws Ire Of Animal Rights Activists
2012-10-10 12:45:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An Atlanta-based aquarium is drawing criticism from animal rights advocates for their plans to import 18 beluga whales captured off the eastern coast of Russia. The Georgia Aquarium--acting on behalf of several other marine life centers--has applied for a federal permit to import Arctic beluga whales, claiming that they need the creatures so that they can breed them in captivity, study them, and educate the public about the...

2011-05-11 00:00:27

The Hotel Offers an Upgraded Vacation Package for the Park's New Killer Whale Show "One Ocean" Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 The Hilton Garden Inn Orlando at SeaWorld is offering a SeaWorld Adventure Package for a limited time, where guests can experience a new, exciting set of attractions including SeaWorld's new killer whale show "One Ocean". The package includes overnight accommodations and two one-day passes to SeaWorld, and for a limited time until June 2011, guests will also...

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2009-05-20 22:41:08

SeaWorld officials in Orlando, Fla., say they hope their new Manta roller coaster helps attract visitors to the theme park despite the poor economic climate. It's critical that this is a home run, Dan Brown, general manager of SeaWorld, Discovery Cove and Aquatica, told the Orlando Sentinel. And we think it's going to be. Although SeaWorld executives won't reveal how much the new ride cost, they have described it as the most expensive attraction ever constructed by Busch Entertainment Corp....


Latest SeaWorld Orlando Reference Libraries

Pygmy Killer Whale, Feresa Attenuata
2013-01-30 15:25:51

Image Caption: Fossil of Feresa Attenuata, Shimonoseki Marine Science Museum KAIKYOUKAN, Japan. Credit: OpenCage/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.5) The pygmy killer whale is widely distributed in tropical and sub-tropical waters worldwide. Regular sightings of this species occur off the coast of Hawaii and Japan, and also in the Indian Ocean near Sri Lanka and Lesser Antilles. In the Atlantic the pygmy killer whale has been seen off the coast of South Carolina and Senegal. This species swims in...

Cownose Ray, Rhinoptera Bonasus
2012-12-29 10:52:00

The cownose ray is found in the western Atlantic from the coast of Maine to southern Brazil. In the fall schools of 10,000 or more will migrate south to the warmer water of Yucatan, Mexico. The cownose ray is a bottom dweller at depths of up to 70 feet, in brackish (salty) water. As a territorial act the cownose will leap out of the water and land with a loud smack. An adult cownose has a brown body with a yellowish white belly, has an average wingspan of 45 inches and can weigh 50 lbs,...

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