There are choices to be made when the enemy is time.
The Whale Bowl
USDA and Miami-Dade County inspections and citations on two Miami Seaquarium stadium structures.
Who Killed Kiska?
Shooting is not recommended for animals longer than 6 m, as it cannot guarantee immediate destruction of the brain.
Lost in a Roman wilderness of pain, and all the children are insane
Back in 2020, I was asked by an international conservation group if I would help them develop an innovative program on zoo exhibition. It’s an area I write about professionally. I have since parted ways with that group for reasons I will explain below, and … Continue reading Lost in a Roman wilderness of pain, and all the children are insane
Three under-the-radar contenders to be the next Disney CEO
While there’s been quite a bit of talk about internal candidates, ranging from the current CFO to division chairs, replacing Bob Iger as the next Disney CEO, a number of individuals outside the Mouse House have shown considerable cred to be considered for the position. … Continue reading Three under-the-radar contenders to be the next Disney CEO
Post-Ian Florida attraction update 9/30/2022
Photo: Dolphins being relocated in preparation for Hurricane Ian. Credit: Clearwater Marine Aquarium Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, Sarasota – reopening Saturday Oct 1 Naples Zoo, Naples – major debris has been removed and many animals have been returned to their habitats. Zoo will remain … Continue reading Post-Ian Florida attraction update 9/30/2022
Post-Ian Florida attraction update 9/29/2022
Photo: Hurricane Ian damage on a walkway at Universal Orlando Resort. Source: @bioreconstruct on twitter Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, Sarasota – closed until further notice Naples Zoo, Naples – all animals reported safe and secure. Zoo suffered some flooding due to storm surge. Seaside … Continue reading Post-Ian Florida attraction update 9/29/2022
July 13, 2022: An ICONic Day For All The Wrong Reasons
23 years, 84 days after the Columbine High School mass shooting (Littleton, CO). 13 innocents killed, 21 injured. 9 years, 153 days after the Sandy Hook Elementary mass shooting (Newton, CT). 27 innocents killed, 2 injured. 7 years, 26 days after the Emanuel AME Church … Continue reading July 13, 2022: An ICONic Day For All The Wrong Reasons
The Rabbi and the Goat
It’s time for some reader feedback. When I write articles, they are very objective, written for established trade publications, go through a vetting process with an experienced editor, and result in a paycheck. When I blog, my posts are my opinion, as pointed out in … Continue reading The Rabbi and the Goat
The True Ruler of Marineland
This is Kiska. She’s one of three orcas in the Western Hemisphere who came from the wild and has spent years in a tank without another orca. Her story and the controversy over her care can be found elsewhere on the web. This is not … Continue reading The True Ruler of Marineland