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  • Jersey Shore
    Strange sea creature washes up on the Jersey Shore
    At first, the strange sea creature that washed up on the Jersey Shore from last week’s Nor’easter was unrecognizable and undetermined of what it was. According to a report by My9NJ.com on Dec. 15, no one could figure out what the dead...
  • Dolphin Tale 2
    Review: 'Dolphin Tale 2' inspires and creates hope
    "Dolphin Tale 2" is the follow up to 2011’s "Dolphin Tale,"focusing on the continued story of Winter the dolphin. The sequel concentrates on finding Winter a companion dolphin so that she may stay at the Clearwater Marine...
  • Spectrogram of dolphin vocalizations. Whistles, whines, and clicks are visible as upside down V's, horizontal striations, and vertical lines, respectively.
    First evidence produced that whales and dolphins experience pleasure
    Pleasure in mammals is associated with a release of the neurotransmitter dopamine. The behavior of dolphins and whales in captivity indicate that these animals experience pleasure. Dr. Sam Ridgway, president of the National Marine Mammal...
  • Florida Keys tournament in Marathon
    Michigan Angler wins Burdine's Fun Fish Event in Florida Keys
    The dolphin and tuna bite has been hot in the Florida Keys, and capitalizing on the seasonal fishery were several tournament anglers.Chris Costantino of Ypsilanti, Mich., won $700 in the adult division of the Burdine's Waterfront Dolphin &...
  • Kayson Shelton crushed to death by dolphin sculpture
    Dolphin statue falls over and kills 2-year-old at Fisherman's Wharf
    Reported today, June 10, an innocent 2-year-old Utah boy was killed in what appears to be complete negligence by San Francisco’s Majestic Collection Art Gallery located on the popular Fisherman’s Wharf.A family enjoying their time in...
  • Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key where people can swim with dolphins
    Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key grows in space and prominence
    Each day hundreds of Florida Keys tourists and residents visit the Dolphin Research Center, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Open since 1984 at mile marker 59 on Grassy Key, and founded by Jayne and Armando "Mandy"...
  • Spread the love: Stop the killing
    Activists ask dolphin lovers to send Valentines to killers
    For many, the dolphin slaughter in Japan's Taiji's Cove is hearbreaking. So Valentines day seems like the perfect day for World Love for Dolphins Day. Valentines Day was designated on Feb. 3, 2014, by Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and...
  • Professor Ewan Fordyce examines the Papahu skull.
    New species of ancient dolphin discovered in New Zealand
    Dr. Gabriel Aguirre and Professor Ewan Fordyce from Department of Geology at the University of Otago in New Zealand announced their discovery of a new ancient fossil dolphin species in the Jan. 22, 2014, edition of the Journal of Vertebrate...
  • Spend a day with the dolphins
    Spend a day with the dolphins
    One of the most thrilling parts of a drive down to the Florida Keys is a stop at the Dolphin Research Center located on the Overseas Highway at Mile Marker 59 in Grassy Key.Whether you are an adult, teenager or child, there is no better adventure...
  • Dolphin social memory
    Dolphin memory rivals humans for longevity
    Jason Bruck from the University of Chicago reported the first quantifiable evidence that dolphins have a memory for other dolphins that rivals even human memory according to an Aug. 6, 2013, article in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society...
  • Back-to-nature front and center this weekend in GreaterJax™
    Back-to-nature front and center this weekend in GreaterJax™
    Back-to-nature front and center this weekend in GreaterJax™This weekend is all about animals, conservation and fun.No matter where you are, you won’t be far from a wildlife encounter that suites your personality and your wallet.Take in...
  • Go Fish, education center, dolphin,
    July events at Go Fish Education Center
    Bring the family and see Georgia’s native aquatic center show about wild dolphins, a documentary on Thursday at 11am. See how the dolphins communicate and hunt, it’s a wonderful inspirational story about the magic of dolphins that will...
  • dolphin fishing tournament
    Summer offers dolphin fishing tournaments in the Florida Keys
    In the Florida Keys the most difficult fishing challenge is choosing what kind of fishing to do. During summer months, the deep water yields popular dolphin, or mahi mahi, a tasty staple on many Keys menus.This “fun fish” attracts novice...
  •  Florida Keys Dolphin Tournament fishing results
    44-pound dolphin a winner in Florida Keys Dolphin Championship
    A Key West angler caught a 44-pound dolphin fish that earned his "Ware's the Fish" team first place overall and $20,700 in the inaugural Florida Keys Dolphin Championship. The innovative Memorial Day Weekend challenge, whose rules...
  • Dolphin dies during rescue on the Mississippi coast; 43rd death this year so far
    Dolphin dies during rescue on the Mississippi coast; 43rd death this year so far
    All attempts to save a dolphin's life on the Mississippi coast on Monday (May 27) failed with the animal succumbing to its injuries.WLOX-TV reported two teenagers spotted the 350-pound dolphin washed ashore in Biloxi around 10 a.m. CDT Monday...