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09-Oct-2014

  • Dolphin eludes would-be rescuers off Florida pier

    Crews work to rescue a dolphin off the Pensacola Beach Pier on Wednesday. / Ben Twingley, Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal PENSACOLA, Fla. - Rescuers will be back in the Gulf of Mexico early Thursday trying once again to capture and remove fishing line from the tail of a bottlenose dolphin that's been hanging out at the Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier for months.


  • 'Dolphin Tale' creator visits Portland

    The movie "Dolphin Tale" tells the true story of Winter the dolphin, who after losing her tail in an accident, is fitted with the world's first prosthetic dolphin tail. Kevin Carroll, the real-life prosthesis behind that technology, continues to educate around the world and he made a stop in Portland Tuesday. For thousands of amputees, Carroll represents hope, healing and strength. He travels ...


  • ?Dolphin Tale? aquarium struggles despite movie?s success

    Many more visitors now come see injured dolphin Winter, but plans for new facility are in question.


  • A Florida City Has Become a Hotbed of Dolphin Harassment

    Panama City, Fla., has become a ?hotbed of illegal interactions with wild dolphins? because of tour operators who allow customers to feed and swim with the animals, according to federal officials.


  • Dolphin hunters, activists face off

    Dolphin season begins again in a controversial hunt in Taiji, Japan.


  • Captive orcas can learn to speak dolphin

    Brooks Hays SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Researchers at the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute recently found that captive killer whales raised alongside bottlenose dolphins can learn their language.


  • Boycott threat over rare New Zealand dolphin

    Environmentalists are threatening to call a boycott of New Zealand's billion-dollar seafood export industry unless the government boosts efforts to save the world's rarest dolphin, which has dwindled to a population of 50.


  • 'Dolphin Tale' hero's new home tangled in aquarium politics

    By Letitia Stein CLEARWATER Fla. (Reuters) - The family-friendly hit "Dolphin Tale," whose sequel opened in theaters this weekend, tells the true story of a dolphin who learns to swim without a tail. The movie ends with Winter, the tail-less dolphin, helping save the struggling Florida aquarium that rescued her. "Winter can't do those kind of shows, even if we wanted to, which we don?t," said ...


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