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Killer whales live up to name in bloodbath off Bremer Bay

What started as a tour like any other on WA's south coast quickly turned into a scene of slaughter at the weekend, demonstrating the awesome power of …

Killer Whales

In pictures: Spectacular humpback whale in front of Edinburgh Castle

A BIRD photographer couldn’t believe his luck when he snapped a “once in a lifetime” image of a humpback whale in front of Edinburgh Castle.<p>Adrian …

Scotland

Whale set free off Maui

<b>285 feet of braided line was removed from a whale's mouth, and wasn't it and the rescuers happy about it! An adult humpback whale is free after</b> …

Sailing

Power outage leaves riders trapped on Sea World rollercoaster

Thrill-seekers have been left trapped on a Sea World rollercoaster after a power outage on the Gold Coast.<p>Video showed a number of people stuck on …

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Naked rowing, hallucinations and whales - what it's like to row across the Atlantic

<b>As part of the Talisker Atlantic Challenge the quad rowed 3,000 miles from the Canary Islands to Antigua in aid of two charities - Mind and Spinal</b> …

Sailing

8 Reasons to Visit Maui in 2018

You can find almost anything in the Hawaiian archipelago's 'golden child'.

Hawaii

A Celebration of Harry Potter 2018 adds new magic at Universal Orlando

Talking about the impact that a certain boy wizard has had on Universal Orlando, Mike Aiello, the parks' director of entertainment creative, says that "There's almost an A.D. and a B.C." Maybe that should be "B.P.," as in "before Potter."<p>Since the Wizarding World of Harry Potter first opened in …

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No newborn right whales seen off Southeast U.S. as calving season peaks

Scientists watching for baby right whales off the Southeast U.S. coast have yet to spot a single newborn seven weeks into the endangered species' calving season – the longest researchers have gone without any sightings in nearly 30 years.<p>Bad weather that has limited efforts to look for whales could …

Oceans

What's happening this winter at Disney World and Orlando's other parks?

January 18, 2018, 2:31 PM · Yesterday, we previewed the special events that theme parks in Southern California are offering this winter to keep fans …

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‘Young And The Restless’ Spoilers: Jealous Billy – How J.T. & Victoria’s Hookup Sets Up ‘Villy’B [Opinion]

<i>Young and the Restless</i> spoilers reveal that Billy will feel very uneasy about J.T. (Thad Luckinbill) and Victoria’s (Amelia Heinle) being together …

Entertainment

Rare whale sighting off Top End

A rare species of whale has been spotted off the Top End for the first time.

Oceans

SeaWorld's fastest, tallest coaster reaches milestone

SeaWorld is on pace to open this summer its fastest, tallest coaster yet, with the topping-off Wednesday of the steel track installation.<p><b>What is</b> …

Fish

A Humpback Whale Tucked Me Under Its Fin And Saved Me From A Lurking Tiger Shark

I stayed as calm as I could because I knew that he would pick up on my fear. I truly thought that it would be a certain death for me as he threw me …

Oceans

Disney: 2 health issues reported at Flight of Passage at Animal Kingdom, report says

Two guests reported health problems on the new ride Flight of Passage that opened at Pandora — the World of Avatar, according to a state report …

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SeaWorld Orlando now offering free Preschool Card for Florida kids

Shares 0<p>SeaWorld Orlando is offering a new way for guests to enjoy the fun and excitement of the park with the all-new SeaWorld Preschool Card, for …

SeaWorld

Disney Roundup: P&G takes over ABC sitcom storyline... New ESPN arena

Burbank, California.-based Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) has operations around the country. It also owns ABC Television, ESPN Inc., Pixar, Marvel …

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Rescue of humpback whale near Maui, Hawaii, caught on camera

An entangled humpback whale has been rescued through the efforts of trained responders near Maui, Hawaii, on Friday.<p>The whale was first spotted by a …

NOAA

15 Facts You Didn't Know About Humpback Whales

1) The humpback whale <b>makes the longest migration</b> between seasonal feeding and breeding areas of any mammal.<p>2) <b>Orcas and dusky sharks are among known</b> …

Oceans

Sperm Whales Have a 'Sound' Way of Escaping Hungry Orcas

Orcas often travel up to 100 miles in a single day in search of food.<p>Along with sperm whales, they are amongst the largest and deadliest mammals in the world.<p>However, these orcas are on a collision course with a pod of school-bus-sized-sperm whales.<p>Some believe that the name "killer whale" has been …

Oceans

Florida moves to ban orca shows and breeding

Following in the footsteps of the California Legislature, the Florida House of Representatives is seeking to implement a statewide ban on orca shows and breeding of the killer whales. The move comes about two years after SeaWorld announced that it would cease both activities at its facilities.<p>The …

SeaWorld

Northwest Sea Lion Saved From Certain Death Now Does Tricks In Chicago

The Shedd Aquarium sits at the end of a pier in Lake Michigan with a sweet view of the Chicago skyline wrapped around the lake shore.<p>Inside, they put …

Oregon

33 surprising facts about the animals who call the frozen Arctic tundra home

• <b>The Arctic — the northernmost part of the earth — covers millions of miles of frozen landscape.</b>• <b><br>Sub-zero temperatures are often the norm.</b>• <b><br>Despite its harsh conditions, the Arctic is home to some amazingly resilient bears, cats, wolves, weasels, and other land mammals.</b>• <b><br>Even marine life such as bearded</b> …

Nature

Florida moves to ban captive orca shows and breeding

A Florida bill would ban killer whale breeding and shows, seeking to enshrine in law SeaWorld’s move away from orca-based entertainment.<p>Prompted in …

SeaWorld

Extended: Killer whales in the Vancouver Harbour

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Killer Whales

Disney, Universal and SeaWorld divulge more details about new rides

A land of oversized toys where a slinky-dog roller coaster shoots you past a tower of monster Jenga blocks and Toy Story characters.A harrowing chase …

Walt Disney Company

Rumor: A new Orlando theme park to be announced in 2018

Something big in the local tourism industry may be in the works behind the scenes.

Walt Disney Company

Animal advocacy group sues federal government over SeaWorld necropsy

A Washington D.C.-based animal advocacy group sued two federal agencies this week, accusing them of ignoring public record requests as they push for …

SeaWorld

Cold-stunned manatees, sea turtles warming up at SeaWorld

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Some marine animals stunned by cold weather nationwide are warming up at SeaWorld in Florida.<p>In a statement this week, theme …

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Speed limit lifted after no whales spotted in Gulf of St. Lawrence

OTTAWA -- A temporary speed limit imposed on ships in the Gulf of St. Lawrence has been lifted.<p>The speed limit was imposed in August in an effort to …

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