The injured dolphin washed up on the Florida shoreline in 2005, barely alive and given slim chances of surviving.
"Dolphin Tale," the true story of an injured Fla. dolphin who is fitted with a tail prosthesis, hits theaters this week. CBS news correspondent and resident veterinatraian Dr. Debbye Turner Bell reports.
Dolphin Tale RATING: (POLITE APPLAUSE) Family drama. Starring Nathan Gamble, Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman and Harry Connick Jr. Directed by Charles Martin Smith. (PG. 113 minutes. At Bay Area theaters.) There's something...
A movie review of "Dolphin Tale," which is a lively, sometimes lyrical family film about a boy who saves a wounded dolphin and helps lead an effort to make a prosthetic tail for her. It stars Harry Connick Jr., Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd.
At first, officials at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium on the Gulf Coast of Florida thought Kevin Carroll?s call was a prank. He?d heard a radio report about the injured dolphin they rescued from a crab trap and wanted to see if he could build the animal a prosthetic tail to replace the one that had been amputated. Read full article >>
Inspired by a true story about an 11-year-old boy (Nathan Gamble) who was inspired to help a dolphin whose tail had been lost in a crab trap, and how the process of recovery inspired many people. Also with Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick, Jr. and Kris Kristofferson.
A dolphin that was previously lumped in with other species of coastal-dwelling dolphins is actually its own Australian species, researchers say. And already, the new Burrunan dolphin may be in danger due to its small population and limited range.
The story of how Winter, a New Smyrna Beach, Fla., dolphin, lost her tail and became the star attraction of the Clearwater Aquarium becomes an adorable kids? film in ?Dolphin Tale.?
In 2005, a baby bottlenose dolphin was injured when it became tangled in the ropes of a crab trap off Florida's Gulf Coast.
The true story of a tail-less dolphin and her story of inspiration and hope opens in movie theaters Friday.
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