Feb 27

Mystery Goo Threatens Seabirds

In January 16, 2015, several species of seabirds began washing ashore along San Francisco's coastline. The substance covered the feathers of the birds, destroying their ability to stay warm, float, fly and locate food. Even more mysterious was the lack of this sticky substance on beaches or in the water where the sickly birds were found, creating an even bigger challenge for investigators.

Jul 21

Helping to Protect the Gulf

by Staff

You've read about what a wolf's winter coat does for the wolf, but I bet you'll be surprised by what the wolf's winter coat does for other wildlife. No, I'm not talking about the birds that use it as nesting material, although that is one of its uses. I'm talking about all the coastal wildlife potentially harmed by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. What in the world does wolf fur have to do with the oil spill? Well, I'll tell you.

Jul 08

Home Again! Sea Turtles Dislpaced by the Gulf Oil Spill Return to the Sea

by Staff

On July 8, SeaWorld Orlando released five Kemp's Ridley sea turtles - displaced by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico - into Gullivan Key near Marco Island, Fla. This particular body of water is popular habit for these endangered reptiles.

Jun 14

SeaWorld Vet to Address Gulf Oil Spill on The Early Show on CBS

by Staff

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Tune in to the CBS Early Show this Tuesday, June 15 to see SeaWorld vet Dr. Pam Yochem address the issue of the Gulf oil spill. Yochem will present several animals native to the Gulf area, explaining exactly how these species will be affected by the disaster -- and how SeaWorld is prepared to help.

When: Tuesday, June 15

Time: 8-9am

May 07

A Message on the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: From Veterinarian Dr. Chris Dold

by Staff

As the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico threatens to become one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history, a team of federal and NGO (non-governmental organizations) veterinarians and animal rehabilitation experts have formed an Incident Command Center to respond to Oiled Wildlife Events.

SeaWorld and Busch Gardens remain in close contact with these officials and they are aware of our willingness to assist. At this time, they have not decided how we can best assist the effort.

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