San Diego -
Animal Ambassador for SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Discovery Cove – Julie Scardina, is reporting that Sully the pilot whale died at the San Diego facility on May 23. Sully had several health issues, sunburn was one of them.
Pilot Whale Blue Horizons Dolphin Show; SeaWorld San Diego 2011
Doctors John Jett and Jeffrey Ventre in conjunction with the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS), recently revealed newly-discovered evidence that SeaWorld's whales were exposed to viruses because of the unnatural amount of time that they spend at the surface of the water in shallow pools.