3 days ago | LGBT News
On Friday nights, Arlene Goldberg and her late wife Carol Goldwasser loved to share home-cooked meals together in their Fort Myers home. Afterward they'd sit on the couch and watch TV, cuddling with their fluffy white dogs Toto and Lacey. If there...
4 days ago | Animal Planet
During the '60s and '70s, orca hunters Ted Griffin and his partner Don Goldsberry, the director of animal collection for SeaWorld, violently snatched nearly an entire generation worth's of Southern Resident killer whale (SRKW) calves fro...
13 days ago | Animal Planet
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has sent the Seaquarium a letter notifying their intent to file a lawsuit in federal district court under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The letter says that the orca Lolita’s captivit...
23 days ago | Animal Planet
Since 1970, Lolita, the orca in captivity at the Miami Seaquarium, has done thousands of shows for audiences. However, due to her new status as an endangered animal, she may soon no longer be forced to perform. In 2005, NOAA officials l...
24 days ago | Environment
Twenty years ago, authorities noticed that, because of a quirk in the law, the federal agency that's supposed to be protecting animals lacked the power to refuse license renewals to facilities, so long as the facility declared that it was followin...
1 month ago | Animal Planet
In an effort to raise public awareness about exploitation of marine mammals, the Animal Activists Network (AAN) has held several peaceful protests this year in front of the Miami Seaquarium. This weekend, they're trying a new venue: the home of a ...