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United Parks & Resorts Inc.

Our Opinion

United Parks & Resorts Inc. is listed on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals as part of their entertainment services. This company uses animals in their theme parks and entertainment shows, often subjecting them to unnatural living conditions and rigorous training routines to perform for human amusement. United Parks & Resorts Inc. also serves food items that include meat, dairy, and eggs in their restaurants and food stands.

Supporting Evidence:

From their website, United Parks & Resorts Inc. showcases several attractions and shows that feature live animals. For example, their “Animal Adventure Tour” program promotes interactions with sea animals, including touch and feed experiences.

Company Description

United Parks & Resorts Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a theme park and entertainment company in the United States. It operates and licenses SeaWorld theme parks in Orlando, Florida; San Antonio, Texas; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; and San Diego, California, as well as Busch Gardens theme parks in Tampa, Florida, and Williamsburg, Virginia. The company also operates water park attractions in Orlando, Florida; San Antonio, Texas; San Diego, California; Chula Vista, California; Tampa, Florida; and Williamsburg, Virginia. In addition, the company operates a reservations-only theme park in Orlando, Florida and a park in Langhorne, Pennsylvania; and theme park in Chula Vista, California. It operates a portfolio of theme parks under the SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Aquatica, Discovery Cove, Water Country USA, Adventure Island, and Sesame Place brand name. The company was formerly known as SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. and changed its name to United Parks & Resorts Inc. in February 2024. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

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