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Dec 3, 2012

Okay. So you're a parent. You have a kid whose fairly smart, and usually has a good head on their shoulders. The kid wants to be a dolphin expert some day. You can afford a descent vacation to take a field trip to Sea World. You let the smart kid who wants to work with dolphins to the area where kid can feed them. Kid gets excited over not having any fish left for dolphins, and picks up the empty container despite signs and warnings NOT to do this near the pool. Dolphin acts like a dolphin, reaches up, bites at the cardboard, and bites the kid's hand while at it. Kid is fine, just some superficial wounds, understands that she messed up... Sea World staff responds, attending to the family.

Sounds like a learning session... but, the parents are mad because the dolphin "attacked" the kid? Um. No. The dolphin attacked the container, thinking there was food in it. Duh. The kid is worried more about the dolphin eating the cardboard container than her own hand. The parents want something done about it, even though there are isolated incidents such as this that happen. The last one was 6 years ago.


Solution: Parents should keep better eye on their kids while going to sea world.


http://gma.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/video-dolphin-bites-8-old-girl-sea-world-171256376--abc-news-topstories.html

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Posted: Monday December 3, 2012, 12:58 am
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