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SeaWorld’s 2016 Year in Review

SeaWorld’s 2016 Year in Review

PHOTO: A SeaWorld Orca. (photo via Flickr/Jennifer Runy)

The 2016 calendar year was a grand year for SeaWorld.

It was a year that several exciting new ventures for SeaWorld, including helping rescue and care for numerous animals, such as dolphins, manatees, beluga whales and more.

Throughout 2016, SeaWorld Cares had over 29,000 rescues, which is an incredible number.

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In addition to rescues, SeaWorld had several big announcements throughout 2016. 

There were “new and exciting conservation partnerships” on the year, according to a SeaWorld blogger.

Those ranged from SeaWorld Ambassadors and SANCCOB traveling to South Africa to participate in African Penguin research, as well as partnering with The Everglades Foundation to help educate the youth and with Rising Tide Conservation to help with groundbreaking research. Not to mention several more! 

SeaWorld had a number of outstanding events take place in 2016.

For more on SeaWorld’s year in review, check out their blog here or watch their year in review video here