Posts Tagged ‘captive dolphins’
Good news from Greece on Captivity!
The authorities in Attica, the Greek region that encompasses the city of Athens, have taken away licences for the marine mammal (dolphin) facility at Attica Zoological Park. The move follows pressure from scientists, activists, and members of the public. Recently, vets conducting inspections dismissed the Zoo’s claims that its dolphin performances were educational programs and…Read More
Third dolphin dies at Dolphinaris Arizona
Yet another dolphin has died at Dolphinaris Arizona, the third to lose their life in less than two years at the marine park. The death of Khloe, an 11-year-old bottlenose dolphin, was announced by the park on December 31st, 2018. Dolphinaris Arizona notes the preliminary cause of death as a chronic illness caused by Sarcocystis,…Read More
Second dolphin dies at Dolphinaris Arizona
Dolphinaris Arizona has reported the death of a young, 10-year-old bottlenose dolphin held at its facility – the second dolphin to die in less than a year at the controversial marine park. The park reports that the dolphin, called Alia, was behaving strangely shortly before her death. An official cause has not yet been determined. …Read More