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The sign at the entrance to SeaWorld. (credit: Matt Stroshane/Getty Images)

Some SeaWorld Mammals Survive Longer In Captivity

Since the release of a highly-critical documentary last year, SeaWorld Entertainment has been condemned by animal rights activists distressed over the condition of its killer whales. But annual survival rates for some of the most common marine mammals — including killer whales — at SeaWorld’s three parks are near the top of all U.S. parks and aquariums, an analysis of five decades of federal data by The Associated Press showed.

CBS Tampa–07/03/2014

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Large Numbers Of Dolphins Dying In Gulf

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — An “unusual mortality event” continues for dolphins in the northern Gulf of Mexico, with more than 1,000 dolphins stranded since February 2010, far above the average numbers from 2002 to […]

CBS Tampa–08/01/2013

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