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SeaWorld files complaint against OSHA investigator

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- SeaWorld has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor over an investigation into SeaWorld's safety practices following the death of Orlando trainer.
SeaWorld fights back against 'Blackfish' allegations

SeaWorld fights back against 'Blackfish' allegations

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- SeaWorld has taken out ads in U.S. newspapers defending itself against allegations it mistreats its whales made in CNN's documentary, "Blackfish."

Orca contact ban would force SeaWorld to change business, court told

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- SeaWorld trainers can't be banned from being in the water with killer whales because that's the product they're selling, a company attorney has told a judge.
SeaWorld killer whale case back in court

SeaWorld killer whale case back in court

Nov. 13 (UPI) -- SeaWorld returned to court Tuesday to continue the more than three-year legal battle over whether trainers should be able to work in close proximity with killer whales after a series of incidents cast concerns over safety.
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Judge requires SeaWorld safety measures

ORLANDO, Fla., May 31 (UPI) -- A U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration judge in Orlando, Fla., has ruled there should be more safety measures in place for SeaWorld trainers.

SeaWorld appeals OSHA fines

SANFORD, Fla., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- SeaWorld attorneys in Florida questioned the testimony of an expert who said killer whales are naturally aggressive and driven by an instinct to find food.

Family sues over images of SeaWorld death

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The family of a SeaWorld Orlando (Fla.) trainer who was killed by a whale filed a lawsuit that seeks to ensure images of the woman's death won't be released.
SeaWorld orca that killed trainer performs

SeaWorld orca that killed trainer performs

ORLANDO, Fla., March 30 (UPI) -- SeaWorld Orlando said a killer whale involved in the death of a trainer last year returned to performing in Florida Wednesday.

Judge issues ruling in SeaWorld death

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- A Florida judge has dismissed a negligence claim by a New Hampshire couple whose son witnessed a killer whale drown a trainer at SeaWorld.
Ex-employee: Sea World trainers in danger

Ex-employee: Sea World trainers in danger

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The former head of safety for Florida's Sea World says park officials aren't doing enough to protect their animal trainers.

Pregnant orcas spark PETA protest

ORLANDO, Fla., May 30 (UPI) -- Holiday crowds were met by animal rights protesters outside the gates of SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla., which has two pregnant whales.

Autopsy report released on whale attack

ORLANDO, Fla., April 1 (UPI) -- A trainer at SeaWorld in Florida who died after a killer whale attack was killed by blunt force trauma and drowning, an autopsy report said Thursday.

SeaWorld joins trainer death video suit

ORLANDO, Fla., March 19 (UPI) -- SeaWorld has joined a Florida lawsuit to keep video of a trainer being fatally pulled into the water by an orca from being released to the public.
SeaWorld resumes killer whale performances

SeaWorld resumes killer whale performances

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- SeaWorld says it is resuming performances with killer whales at its U.S. parks, though trainers will not swim with the animals after a trainer was killed.
Whale trainer died of injuries, drowning

Whale trainer died of injuries, drowning

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau died of multiple injuries and drowning after a killer whale pulled her underwater at the Florida park, an autopsy revealed.
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