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The annual dolphin hunt at the cove in Taiji, Japan, began on Monday. For the next six months, hundreds of dolphins will be rounded up and killed, their meat sold in stores and restaurants in Japan and other countries. Taiji dolphin products are riddled with mercury. The Environmental Investigative Agency, a London-based nonprofit, purchased nine dolphin products and found that eight of them ...
Florida?s Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home to the tailless dolphin star Winter, appears to be returning to its original mission of ?rescue, rehabilitation, and release,? canceling plans to host dolphin shows in a brand-new stadium. Clearwater Aquarium chief executive David Yates made the announcement earlier this week when discussing plans for the facility?s multimillion-dollar expansion in ...
The controversial six-month dolphin hunting season began on Monday in the infamous town of Taiji, but bad weather would delay any killing, a local official told AFP. "The dolphin hunting season started today and will last until the end of February," said an official of the Taiji fisheries association, adding the season for hunting pilot whales, which also begins today, will last until April.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) ? No animal performances will be held at a redesigned aquatic center planned by the Florida aquarium featured in the "Dolphin Tale" movies.
When production on 2011's "Dolphin Tale" ended, actor Harry Connick Jr. was prepared to move on to another project.
In September 2011, moviegoers were introduced to Winter, the dolphin whose astounding true story was dramatized in the family film ?Dolphin Tale.? She had already been something of a local celebrity at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA), the non-profit marine animal rescue facility on the Gulf Coast of Florida. After the release of the movie, [?]
WALLINGFORD ? While many kids dream of swimming with dolphins, few will do it for therapeutic reasons. Ariana Salerno, 6, was able to receive therapy for her cerebral palsy from a dolphin named Lotus and it made a noticeable difference.
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