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23/06/16
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22/04/16
SEA WORLD RESEARCH & RESCUE FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH HEALTHY WATERWAYS TO FIGHT MARINE WASTE
Sea World Research & Rescue Foundation and Healthy Waterways are uniting in the fight against the staggering amount of litter entering South East Queensland’s waterways and threatening marine wildlife with the announcement of the Community Marine Debris Grant.
15/03/16
POLAR BEARS AT SEA WORLD CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL POLAR BEAR DAY!
The Polar Bears at Sea World have joined in on International Polar Bear Day celebrations to help raise awareness of climate change.
26/02/16
ADORABLE KING PENGUIN CHICKS HATCH AT SEA WORLD
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19/02/16
MERIMBULA DUGONG RECOVERING AT SEA WORLD
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22/01/16
POLAR BEARS AT SEA WORLD GET INTO THE FESTIVE SPIRIT
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23/12/15
SEA WORLD WELCOMES NEXT GENERATION OF GENTOO PENGUINS
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08/12/15
SEA WORLD'S POLAR BEAR 'HENRY' BECOMES A CLASSROOM AMBASSADOR
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22/09/15
BON VOYAGE TO SEA WORLD'S POLAR BEAR CUB 'HENRY'
Don't miss your chance to say goodbye
21/08/15
THEME PARKS INTRODUCE REVOLUTIONARY NEW WAY TO HAVE FUN
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09/07/15
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03/07/15
SEA WORLD TO LAUNCH NICKELODEON LAND LATE-2015
Sea World has announced a new multi-million dollar kids and family area to be themed around some of the world’s best known and most loved Nickelodeon characters.
22/06/15
CREATURES OF THE DEEP SURFACE AT SEA WORLD
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01/06/15
SEA WORLD CELEBRATES WORLD TURTLE DAY TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT MARINE CONSERVATION
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22/05/15
SEA WORLD'S POLAR BEAR CUB 'HENRY' CELEBRATES HIS SECOND BIRTHDAY
Sea World’s Polar Bear Cub ‘Henry’ has celebrated his second birthday with a spectacular party featuring a specially made birthday cake fit for a Polar Bear.
09/05/15
SEA WORLD'S FIRST EVER KING PENGUIN CHICK ARRIVES
Sea World’s Penguin Encounter exhibit has welcomed its first ever King Penguin chick just in time for the school holidays.
14/04/15
‘CREATURES OF THE DEEP’ ARE SET TO SURFACE AT SEA WORLD
Sea World has today announced it will be launching a world-first attraction which will take visitors on a journey to the extreme depths of the ocean.
30/03/15
SEA WORLD'S POLAR BEAR CUB 'HENRY' CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL POLAR BEAR DAY
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27/02/15
SEA WORLD ANNOUNCES BIGGEST SUMMER EVER!
Sea World has announced its biggest ever December with the launch of two new attractions including an amazing dolphin show and the arrival of Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in an Australian first.
23/12/14
Sea World’s Baby Polar Bear - It’s a Boy!
Sea World has announced that the first ever baby Polar Bear born at the Gold Coast theme park is a boy.
01/09/13
SEA WORLD & UQ TEAM-UP ON INNOVATIVE DUGONG RESEARCH
Zoologists and immunologists from the University of Queensland (UQ) have teamed up with Sea World and Sydney Aquarium to undertake a thorough assessment of the health and reproductive status of wild dugongs in Moreton Bay this week.
12/06/13
ONE MONTH ON... SEA WORLD POLAR BEAR CUB
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10/06/13
GET UP CLOSE TO THE MAJESTIC WHALES.
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01/06/13
ESCAPE TO THE GOLD COAST THIS WINTER!
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01/06/13
CUB CAM COMES TO SEA WORLD!
Guests of Sea World will for the first time today be able to watch every fascinating interaction between Liya, the Polar Bear mum and her gorgeous new-born cub thanks to the arrival of ‘Cub Cam’ at Polar Bear Shores.
24/05/13
SEA WORLD CELEBRATES ITS FIRST EVER POLAR BEAR CUB!
Sea World is today delighted to announce that Polar Bear Liya has given birth and is caring for a new born cub.
13/05/13
SEA WORLD RESORT OFFERS THE ULTIMATE THEME PARK ‘STAYCATION’!
School holidays may be over but there is still plenty of family fun to be had on the Gold Coast!
01/04/13
BABY DOLPHIN AT SEA WORLD 2013
A Baby Dolphin for Sea World!
08/02/13
JETLEV PACKS AT SEA WORLD
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22/01/13
SEA WORLD 2013
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01/01/13
DINOSAUR ISLAND
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14/06/12
SEA WORLD PENGUIN ENCOUNTER AWARD WIN
Sea World Receives International Acclaim for Penguin Encounter Exhibit!
20/05/11
SEA WORLD & TANGALOOMA SUCCESSFULLY RELEASE NARI BACK INTO THE WILD
On Tuesday 7 April, Sea World along with Tangalooma Island Resort successfully released Nari, the 12 year old male dolphin who was injured by a severe shark bite, back into the wild.
08/04/09
SEA WORLD ICON RECEIVES INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE AWARD
The Australasian Regional Association of Zoological Parks and Aquaria (ARAZPA) Award for Professional Excellence was last night bestowed upon Sea World’s Director of Marine Sciences, Trevor Long
27/03/09
SEA WORLD RESCUES GREY NURSE SHARK!
In an Australian first, the Sea World Rescue team have rescued a critically endangered Grey Nurse Shark at Julian Rocks, 2.5 kilometres off Byron Bay.
16/07/08
SEA WORLD RELEASES RESCUED DOLPHIN!
'Kingy' a Male Inshore Bottlenose Dolphin, rescued in September last year, was released back into his natural habitat after 4 months rehabilitation at Sea World.
05/01/07

 

 

NEW ZEALAND FUR SEAL RECOVERING AT SEA WORLD

The Sea World team is remaining cautiously optimistic on the rehabilitation efforts of the rescued New Zealand Fur Seal which stranded at Mermaid Beach.

The young seal which is approximately 18 months old is recuperating at Sea World’s specialised veterinarian centre and is under the care of the expert veterinarian and animal care team.

Sea World Director of Marine Sciences, Trevor Long said the welfare and wellbeing of the seal continues to be the team's highest priority.

“The seal has settled well in our Veterinary Quarantine Centre and has eaten a small amount of fish which is an encouraging sign,” Mr Long said.

“Since arriving on Sunday afternoon, the team have placed him on antibiotics, fluids and a nutritional program to get his weight back up as he is severely underweight. Sadly the seal which came to the park after stranding on North Stradbroke Island was in a very poor condition and died late Monday afternoon.

“It is not uncommon for these younger seals to be found this far north at this time of year as they have just been weaned from their mothers and their inexperience coupled with extreme weather conditions can result in getting caught in currents and floating north.

“Sea World will work and liaise with Queensland Environment and Heritage for the best outcome for the seal’s future.”

Sea World has a long history of working with and rescuing marine animals with the highly trained marine sciences team on call 24 hours every day, 365 days per year should a marine animal need rescuing.

For more information about the Sea World Research & Rescue Foundation please visit http://seaworld.com.au/research-and-rescue or call 13 33 86
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