(Reuters) - Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc <SEAS.N>, backed by Blackstone Group LP <BX.N>, closed up 24 percent in their market debut, valuing the theme park operator at $3.11 billion. Full story
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Jillian Thomas, 8, suffered puncture wounds from a dolphin bite at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla., as she was feeding it. SeaWorld is defending the dolphin, saying Thomas did not follow directions given by a park employee. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports.
A penguin from SeaWorld is carried by its handler following the company's IPO on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, April 19, 2013. Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc, backed by Blackstone Group LP, rose as much as 22 percent in their market debut, valuing the theme park operator at $3.05 b
SAN DIEGO, CA - NOVEMBER 08: In this handout photo provided by SeaWorld, Cascade, a 29-year-old Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, gave birth to a calf at SeaWorld San Diego on November 5, 2012 in San Diego, California . The 30-pound calf is the 78th dolphin born at the marine-life park. SeaWorld train
Injured orca at SeaWorld in San Diego