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  • True story of Florida dolphin inspired Hollywood film

    The injured dolphin washed up on the Florida shoreline in 2005, barely alive and given slim chances of surviving.

  • Video: A dolphin's tail

    "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' review: Intelligent family fare

    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...

  • 'Dolphin Tale' moves along swimmingly

    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.

  • Movies: True story behind ?Dolphin Tale?

    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 >>

  • Dolphin Tale [2011] [PG] - 1.3.1

    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.

  • New Dolphin Species May Already Be at Risk

    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.

  • ?Dolphin Tale?: Cute, scenic inspiration | 2 1/2 stars

    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.?

  • Movie review: "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.

  • Dolphin Tale Inspires Hope On-Screen & Off

    The true story of a tail-less dolphin and her story of inspiration and hope opens in movie theaters Friday.



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