Of Dolphins & Decency

Of Dolphins & Decency

Richard ("Ric") O'Barry first recognized in the 1960s for capturing and training the five dolphins that were used in the well-known TV series "Flipper". Ric made a radical transition from training dolp.....[-]


Marine Mammals in Captivity

Marine Mammals in Captivity

A beluga whale was one of the first marine mammals displayed to the public. Held at the Boston Aquarial and Zoological Gardens under the care of the famed seal trainer James Cutting, the whale was to.....[-]


Are Dolphin & Whale Displays Educational?

Are Dolphin & Whale Displays Educational?

Lori Marino from the Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology and Center for Ethics, Emory University and The Kimmela Center for Animal Advocacy debates the educational value of marine mammal displays:

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