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Snickers Cuts Ties With SeaWorld Over Animal Cruelty

Snickers Cuts Ties With SeaWorld Over Animal Cruelty

Snickers is no longer an official partner of SeaWorld. Last week, international animal rights charity PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) announced Snickers, which was once the "official candy bar of SeaWorld," had...
Shamu and SeaWorld’s Legacy of Suffering

Shamu and SeaWorld’s Legacy of Suffering

SeaWorld and its former star killer whale Shamu are shrouded in controversy, largely thanks to the 2013 Netflix exposé "Blackfish." In the documentary, former trainers spoke out against the marine park and the scandals...
Even Joe Rogan Thinks SeaWorld Is 'Slavery'

Even Joe Rogan Thinks SeaWorld Is ‘Slavery’

In a recent podcast, Joe Rogan compared what happens to SeaWorld orcas to slavery. "First of all, what are we that we have those things in captivity. A big shoutout to Canada...

New ‘Blackfish’ Documentary Explores Shocking Reality of Whale Captivity

A new animal welfare documentary called "Long Gone Wild" is set to be released this year. The film picks up where "Blackfish" left off, raising awareness about the cruelty orcas face in captivity and...
SeaWorld Serves Vegan Food At Its Whale Jail

SeaWorld Serves Vegan Food At Its Whale Jail

Updated October 3, 2019. Marine mammal park SeaWorld is now advertising vegan food including the meat-like Impossible Burger. Earlier this year, SeaWorld Orlando announced details for its Seven Seas Food Festival, an annual event that...

SeaWorld’s Last Shamu-Themed Orca Ride Shuts Down

SeaWorld's last Shamu-themed orca ride at its San Antonio location is now closed. According to Orlando Weekly, the ride will be re-branded ahead of the 2019 season and renamed "Super Grover's Box Car Derby." The publication...

SeaWorld Urged to Disclose Truth Behind ‘Blackfish’ Orca Deaths

Nine claimants, including the Animal Welfare Insitute (AWI) and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation, have filed a lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) over a lack of SeaWorld orca necropsy reports. The group...

SeaWorld Attendance Drops by More Than Half a Million Visitors

Attendance at a SeaWorld San Diego has plunged by over half a million visitors, a 14 percent drop over 2017, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. Overall attendance at all other SeaWorld parks has declined...
SeaWorld CEO Resigns Due to Falling Profits

SeaWorld CEO Resigns Due to Falling Profits

Joel Manby, the CEO of SeaWorld Entertainment, has resigned, the company announced this week. Manby reportedly stepped down as the head of the company due to a net loss of $20.4 million in the fourth quarter...

SeaWorld Sales Down $175.9 Million As Blackfish Continues to Haunt Them

Blaming their second-quarter loss of $175.9 million on a reduction of advertising nationwide, 'misconception' of animal treatment at their parks and competitive pressure from rival theme parks (such as Universal and Disney), SeaWorld has...