The Killer Whales

Tim Zimmermann's coverage of marine-park trainers killed by orcas

Keto at Loro Parque's Orca Ocean.     Photo: Estel Moore

The Killer in the Pool
The story that started it all. Tim Zimmermann investigates the death of trainer Dawn Brancheau at SeaWorld Orlando.

Blood in the Water
Two months before Dawn Brancheau's died at SeaWorld, an orca killed trainer Alexis Martínez at a marine park in the Canary Islands. Should his death have served as a warning?

OSHA Goes After SeaWorld
Is working closely with killer whales in a marine park dangerous for trainers?

OSHA Goes After SeaWorld, Part 2
Tim Zimmermann goes to Orlando, Florida, to cover the OSHA-SeaWorld hearing.

Shamu Show Smackdown
A ruling from an administrative law judge in Florida may change the way marine amusement parks work forever.

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