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SeaWorld Loses Appeal In Death By Killer Whale

April 11
Associated Press
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In a 2-1 decision, the appeals court said SeaWorld's challenge to the finding was unpersuasive and that the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission was correct when it found that the SeaWorld park in Orlando, Fla., had violated a federal workplace safety law.

Moon Jellyfish And The Stingray Shuffle At Living Coast Discovery Center

April 4
By Dwane Brown
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KPBS Evening Edition anchor Dwane Brown meets some of the aquatic animals found in "Our Wild San Diego."

Baby Gorilla Nurses; Mother Holds Her For First Time

March 24
By KPBS
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A baby gorilla at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park was physically introduced with her mother, Imani, for the first time Monday morning.

Safari Park's Baby Gorilla Meets Mother For First Time

March 21
By City News Service
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The gorilla born at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park last week left a veterinary hospital for the first time on Friday and was shown to the gorilla troop's other members -- including her mother.

SeaWorld Marks 50 Years In San Diego

March 21
By City News Service
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The celebration comes amid controversy over keeping orcas in captivity, which has been heightened by the documentary "Blackfish.''

Camp Pendleton Marines Rescue Camel In Afghanistan

March 19
By Beth Ford Roth
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It might not be part of the official job description of being a U.S. Marine, but that didn't stop a group of troops — some assigned to Camp Pendleton — from rescuing a camel trapped in a ditch in Afghanistan.

San Diego Zoo Safari Park's Newborn Gorilla Battles Pneumonia

March 18
By City News Service
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The baby, born Wednesday by cesarean section, is being treated by the park's veterinary staff and neonatal specialists from UC San Diego Health.

Newborn Gorilla In 'Guarded Condition' After Lung Operation At San Diego Zoo Safari Park

March 15
By KPBS and Associated Press
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After experiencing breathing problems following her birth by cesarean section, the newborn gorilla underwent surgery to fix a collapsed lung.

USS Coronado Had Near Miss With Gray Whales En Route To San Diego (Video)

March 14
By Beth Ford Roth
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The USS Coronado almost collided with a pod of gray whales off the coast of Orange County as the ship was heading to its new homeport of San Diego earlier this week.

Trade Group: Americans Spent $56 Billion On Pets Last Year

March 13
Associated Press
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Americans spent an all-time high $55.7 billion on their pets last year and spending will creep close to $60 billion this year, according to a pet product industry group.

Kidnapped Service Dog Returned To Iraq War Veteran (Video)

March 5
By Beth Ford Roth
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Iraq War veteran Blanka Stratford was catching a quick bite with friends Saturday when someone snatched her service dog, Spencer, from her car. Fortunately, Spencer and Stratford have been reunited after she offered a $2,000 reward for his return.

PETA Calls For Petco To Stop Selling Rodents

March 4
By City News Service
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According to a lawsuit filed by a boy's family against Petco, one month after getting the rat at Petco, the boy awoke to severe pain, fever and stomach problems. He died June 12.

Study: Bird Strikes Pose Serious Threat To Military Helicopters

March 4
By Beth Ford Roth
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Bird strikes pose a serious threat to the safety of military helicopters, according to a first-of-its-kind study by the National Wildlife Research Center.

Military Dog POW Fed Diet Of Kebab, Say Taliban Captors (Video)

Feb. 10
By Beth Ford Roth
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A military working dog apparently is in good health and being fed a diet of kebab, according to statement released by the dog's captors — the Taliban.

Archeologists Study Howell Torpedo Found By Dolphins Off San Diego Coast (Video)

Feb. 3
By Beth Ford Roth
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Remember back in March of last year, when Navy dolphins discovered a 19th century torpedo off the coast of San Diego? Now archeologists from the Naval History and Heritage Command are studying the artifact, hoping it will unlock some secrets from the past.