A North Carolina couple?s decision to fly to Hawaii so they can experience a ?dolphin-assisted birth? has made worldwide headlines and earned them almost universal scorn by scientists, the press, and the public. It?s a bad idea for the dolphins, most people agree, and a dangerous proposition for a woman about to give birth. It might even be illegal.
Water births and dolphin-assisted births are a popular New Age fad -- but what's behind them, and are they dangerous? Continue reading ?
A Florida dolphin was having trouble breathing until a first-of-its-kind surgery. Photo Credit: Island Dolphin Care
Sarah was not breathing right. Trainers could see the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, who assisted therapists teaching disabled children, was having a hard time. "Every breath she took was completely abnormal," said marine mammal veterinarian Dr. Michael Renner, who was called in to treat the dolphin. Sarah was taking several more seconds than normal to let air in and out of the blowhole on her ...
BREWIN Dolphin has raised around £40 million to beef up its balance sheet and provide funds to help it acquire teams that will bring more clients in key areas including Scotland.
KEY LARGO, Fla. (WSVN) -- A dolphin who was struggling to breathe had a medical procedure common only for humans. Working with kids with disabilities, the dolphins at Island Dolphin Care are very special.
A pregnant woman and her husband have traveled to Hawaii where they plan on having a ?dolphin-assisted birth,? a water delivery among dolphins, according to Medical Daily.
On-lookers cheered as two teenagers helped rescue an injured dolphin from the Mississippi Sound Monday. Allyssa Cook saw the dolphin and swam out to touch it. That is when she realized it was in trouble.
A dolphin washed up dead along the Daytona Beach Shores coast Thursday.
North Carolina couple expecting to deliver baby in July after bonding with dolphins
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