During 2021, SeaWorld Rescue teams across all three parks mobilized to help rescue and rehabilitate animals in need with the end goal of being able to return them to their natural habitat.
The first full week of December serves as Walrus Awareness Week, and we couldn’t be happier to be talking about these massive marine mammals.
Jody Westberg, a member of SeaWorld San Diego’s rescue team, explains how humans impact ocean environments and why rescue teams serve as a crucial line of defense for some of marine life’s most insurmountable threats.
SeaWorld Announces its 36,000th Animal Rescue; a Testament to an Enduring Commitment to Protect Wildlife
Members of the SeaWorld Orlando Rescue Team took to the road this week to aid a manatee spotted in the upper reaches of the Cooper River in Charleston, S.C
It was the morning of September 1, 2012 when unsuspecting beach goers stumbled upon an heartbreaking scene. A mass stranding of 22 pilot whales on the shores of Ft. Pierce, Florida.
A very special school of fish made their public debut at SeaWorld Orlando on June 1.
30,000 Rescues – that’s more than one rescue every day for over 50 years, and more than 4 rescues each and every day since 2010 alone!
Earlier today, the SeaWorld Orlando Rescue Team – after a 2-day trek across the country – met up with the SeaWorld San Antonio Rescue Team where they both joined forces with The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and members of the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network to help rescue a bottlenose dolphin that was found entangled in fishing gear near South Padre Island in Texas.
This is where programs like Rising Tide Conservation play a vital role. Started by SeaWorld, and now including universities, professional aquarists, aquaculture facilities and retail pet supply companies as partners, Rising Tide Conservation promotes efforts to breed and raise marine tropical fish in aquaculture facilities rather than collecting them in the wild.
SeaWorld has surpassed 28,000 rescues...but we won’t stop there!
In 2015, SeaWorld played a vital role in rescuing hundreds of sea lion pups that were found malnourished, dehydrated and otherwise ill on California beaches and some other unusual places.