Oct 10

Baby time at SeaWorld Orlando

by Staff

Baby bubbles -- that's a big breath!

The big day has arrived -- Katina the killer whale gave birth Saturday, October 9, at 7:28 p.m. in SeaWorld Orlando's Shamu Stadium.

Oct 27

SeaWorld Rescue Team Helps Disentangle Young Humpback Whale

The SeaWorld Rescue Team recently came to the aid of a young humpback whale entangled in fishing gear off the coast of San Diego. The humpback whale was laboring as it tried to swim under the strain of the fishing gear wrapped around its tail flukes. For this young whale, it was a life-threatening situation. The SeaWorld Rescue Team, assisted by several other agencies, was able to give the whale a second chance at life. Watch the video below. (NOAA MMHSRP Permit #18786)

Oct 05

Guess Who I Got to See Up Close – Killer Whales!

Sea lions are my favorite marine animals but my next favorite are whales. SeaWorld has taught me a lot about killer whales. Sometimes I get to talk to the trainers and hear all about how they take care of the whales. They spend a lot of time observing them and learn lots every day.

Sep 23

Happy Birthday, Nakai and Orkid!

A BIG happy birthday to our September babies, Nakai, who turned 14 on Sept. 1, and Orkid, who is 27 today, Sept. 23! Watch how the trainers celebrated these killer whales' birthdays!

Aug 06

Heart Rate Study on Killer Whale Will Benefit Whales in the Wild

An important study being conducted on Corky, one of the killer whales here at SeaWorld San Diego, will provide valuable veterinary diagnostic benefits as well as help scientists better understand diving physiology in cetaceans in the wild.

Jul 14

NOAA’s Dr. Dawn Noren Conducting Ground-Breaking Killer Whale Milk Study at SeaWorld San Diego

An important study being conducted here at SeaWorld San Diego has the potential to help endangered Southern Resident killer whales in the Pacific Northwest.

Dr. Dawn Noren, a research fishery biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Northwest Fisheries Science Center, is studying milk and blood serum samples from new mom Kalia, one of the killer whales here at the park. By analyzing these samples, Dr. Noren will assess the dynamics of persistent organic pollutant (POP) transfer from female killer whales to their calves during lactation.

Jul 06

There Are More to Sharks than Their Teeth

Sharks sound scary but that’s just because people think they all have really sharp teeth. I think sharks are neat because they have been around since the dinosaurs. There are so many different types with different shaped bodies like hammerhead sharks, whale sharks and basking sharks. The Megalodon shark was huge and we have learned a lot about them from fossils.

Jul 03

Arizona Students Receive Surprise Visit From SeaWorld

SeaWorld recently paid a surprise visit to 6th grade students at Coyote Ridge Elementary School in Glendale, Arizona to answer their questions about how we care for killer whales.

Dec 18

Kalia's Baby Gender Reveal!

We have excellent news to share: The gender of Kalia's baby has been confirmed through DNA testing!

The baby will be named after the first of the year.

Trainers and veterinarians report that the baby continues to thrive and is bonding and nursing from Kalia regularly. You can visit Kalia and her calf periodically at Shamu’s Underwater Viewing!

Dec 04

Baby Killer Whale Nursing!

by Staff

Ever wonder what a 3 a.m. feeding looks like for a killer whale? Check out the video below to watch Kalia's new baby nursing. Talk about a super early breakfast!

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