A bottlenose dolphin released from captivity three years ago has been spotted with a calf in waters off South Korea.
The male tiger named Rama died of heart failure at a notorious zoo where hundreds of animals have perished in recent years.
The fleet had set sail for the Southern Ocean in December, with plans to kill whales, despite a worldwide moratorium.
The theme park operator will bring to a close a program that has generated a great deal of controversy.
By agreeing today to end its orca breeding programs, SeaWorld reduces its risk of having to surrender its captive killer whales to a sea pen.
The orca has chronic health issues and SeaWorld is treating him for a bacterial infection in his lungs that has been resistant to treatment so far.
The 'transgenic' macaques behave similarly to humans afflicted with autism -- making repetitive gestures, and displaying anxiety and poor social interaction.
Hunting of the houbara bustard, a desert bird whose meat is prized among Arab sheikhs as an aphrodisiac, is allowed to continue.
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