A former Sea World staffer, who says she was fired after 45 years, is suing the company for alleged age discrimination and decades of unpaid overtime
An ex-Sea World employee said she was replaced with a younger employee after more than four decades. She's filed a suit alleging age discrimination.news.yahoo.com
Cuteness Alert: Watch video of new baby penguin hatching at SeaWorld San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO – SeaWorld San Antonio has welcomed a new baby chinstrap penguin. A video of the chick hatching was shared by SeaWorld. About 30 chicks have hatched in the 2020-2021 breeding season, making it a very successful season for the penguin breeding program, a spokesperson said. It took about 32 to 40 days before the new chick started breaking through its egg. If you can’t get enough penguin pics then check our live Penguin Cam.
VIDEO: 2 male penguins raise foster chick of different species at SeaWorld San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO – Looking for something fun and cute to see rather than inauguration coverage on Wednesday? Since National Penguin Day is also this Wednesday, Jan. 20, SeaWorld San Antonio released video footage of two very special penguins. Two male Gentoo penguins are currently raising a Chinstrap penguin chick -- a completely different species of penguin, and they have given it outstanding care! National Penguin Day and World Penguin Day were created to promote awareness for the endangerment of these amazing birds. Penguin Cam: Chill with the penguins at SeaWorld San Antonio with 24/7 livestreamThink you can find the pair of penguins that was caring for the baby chick?
Wild animals roam SeaWorld San Antonio as part of park’s ‘Wild Days’ celebration
SAN ANTONIO – SeaWorld San Antonio promises a 2021 full of wild fun, starting with weekends open throughout the entire year. In addition to roller coasters and experiences with marine mammals, visitors will also have the chance to learn about wild animals rescued by SeaWorld through the park’s “Wild Days Celebration.”The Wild Days Celebration kicks off Jan. 9 and continues through the last day of the month. Chuck Cureau, a spokesperson for SeaWorld San Antonio, said the celebration is meant to engage the public on the parks’ mission to protect animals. “It’s part of our mission to protect animals and to act on behalf of those animals,” Cureau said. RELATED: SeaWorld San Antonio to begin operating year-round in 2021
SeaWorld San Antonio to begin operating year-round in 2021
San Antonio – SeaWorld San Antonio will now be open all year long in 2021, marking the first time the park has changed its regular operating schedule in over a decade. The park will be open on select days of the week. Currently, only reservations for all weekends in January and February are available. According to a news release, the park will also be bringing back “Wild Days, a celebration of wild animals and wild coasters” from Jan. 9-31. Reservations must be made online at www.SeaWorldSanAntonio.com.
SeaWorld reopens Friday, adds new safety measures for guests
SAN ANTONIO SeaWorld San Antonio officials announced Thursday morning that the park is set to reopen Friday with several safety measures for guests, including social distancing protocols and park reservations. SeaWorld executives also noted that social distancing measures will also be implemented in stadium seating and on rides. We thank Governor Abbott, Representative Cortez, and San Antonio Mayor Nirenberg for their support of tourism in Texas as we prepare to reopen SeaWorld San Antonio to the public on June 19, Swanson said. Over the past two months, we have worked with state and local health officials, third party medical and epidemiology experts, and attraction industry leaders to enhance our strict health, safety and cleanliness standards. SeaWorld San Antonio and Aquatica San Antonio have launched new safety websites with detailed information about the measures that guests can expect when the parks reopen, including key operational changes.
Aquatica San Antonio reopens after months-long closure
Aquatica San Antonio welcomed guests back to the park Saturday after being forced to close in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, although the park is reopening, there are new safety guidelines and protocols in place. For starters, guests are now required to use a new online system to make reservations before they visit. Temperature check at Aquatica SanAntonio (KSAT 2020)The waterpark plans to remain open for the summer season. Schlitterbahn New Braunfels set to reopen mid-June.
Walt Disney World and Hurricane Dorian: Should I stay or should I go?
Orlando park visitors have been debating Hurricane Dorian since Wednesday. Orlando parks rarely closeIt's rare that the parks close. Disney has only closed its Orlando theme parks a handful of times since its initial opening in 1971, mostly for weather related reasons. More recent closures were in response to Hurricane Irma in September 2017 and Hurricane Matthew in October 2016. "If you're staying at a Universal Orlando or Disney World hotel, they will likely try to add some extra entertainment when the parks close," he said.
Big Adventure March: Sea World
SAN ANTONIO – Mike goes to Sea World for The Big Adventure to swim with the adorable Beluga Whales. These vocal beauties are actually born a dark gray color and it takes them up to EIGHT years to turn the white color they are known for. They can change the shape of their bulbous forehead just by blowing air around their sinuses, how CRAZY is that! Unlike other sea creatures, the Beluga whale's head is not fused together with it's body so it gives them the capability to turn it's head side to side and upside down. Beluga Whales swim in the ice COLD covered arctic and subarctic waters.
Headlines at 7:30: Supreme Court delays decision on same-sex marriage in Virginia
Headlines at 7:30: Supreme Court delays decision on same-sex marriage in Virginia The New York Times reports that the Supreme Court will delay its decision on same-sex marriage until its next term. Also, Sea World drops its appeal to get its trainers back in the water. "CBS This Morning" takes a look at some of today's headlines from around the globe.cbsnews.com