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Winter the Dolphin Gets Her Own Movie
Animals  (tags: dolphin, florida, animals, conservation, environment, GoodNews, habitat, humans, protection, rescued, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 1397 days ago - treehugger.com
Winter the dolphin lost her tail at three months old when she got entangled in a crab trap off the coast of Florida. She was brought in to Clearwater Marine Aquarium where she received a unique gift -- a prosthetic tail that would allow her to swim.
Dolphin Whisperer Could Help Us Talk To E.T.
Animals  (tags: animals, Dolphin, Whisperer, communications )

Suzane
- 1401 days ago - news.discovery.com
Work to develop a two-way communications system with dolphins may help us one day talk with E.T.Researchers have been studying the same group of Atlantic spotted dolphins for more than 25 years.
Dolphin That Saved Whales Given Award
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalrights, Moko, dolphin, saved two whales, goodnews, videos )

Barb
- 1553 days ago - care2.com
Moko the dolphin saved a mother pygmy sperm whale and calf several years ago after they were stranded in a bay and didn't know how to navigate back out to sea. A conservation officer was going to shoot the whales, but Moko appeared and began to interact
Dolphin Calves Dying in the Gulf
Animals  (tags: Dolphin, Calves, animals, death, Gulf )

Anna
- 1591 days ago - news.discovery.com
At least 20 dolphin calves have washed up dead since mid-January on Mississippi and Alabama shores, according to a Reuters report and The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, which has been tracking the unusually high number of deaths.
Dolphin Rescued From Oil Spill Now Healthy
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, environment, dolphin, Louie, rescued, Oil Spill Gulf Of Mexico 2010, goodnews )

Barb
- 1595 days ago - care2.com
Five months after the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, a young bottlenose dolphin named Louie was found on a beach in Louisiana covered with oil, but it wasn't in the blowhole or the mouth. He was by himself and barely alive.
Warning After Dolphin Killed in Collision With Boat
Animals  (tags: animals, dolphin, marine mammals, injured, killed, death, humans, protection, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1599 days ago - tvnz.co.nz
A marine biologist has called on boat owners and jet ski operators to be vigilant following the death of a dolphin from an injury likely to have been caused by a collision in the Hauraki Gulf. The animal had a notable impact injury to its lower left side
Nearly Killed in Oil Spill, Dolphin Now Thriving
Animals  (tags: goodnews, dolphin, wildlife )

Jill
- 1605 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Oil covered the dolphin's body, but little was found in his blowhole or mouth -- a good sign. Rescuers noticed that the animal appeared to be underweight for his size and put his age at about 2 years old
Monk Seal and Hump-Backed Dolphin Are Threatened By Fishing Activities Off Coast of Mauritania
Animals  (tags: animals, seal, monk seals, dolphin, atlantic hump-backed dolphins, marine mammals, wildanimals, environment, animalrights, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1623 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Catalan researchers have studied the marine trophic network in Mauritania, on the north west coast of Africa, which is an extremely heavily exploited fishing area, as well as being home to two of the world's most threatened species of marine mammal
Stranded Dolphin Rescued at Sanibel's 'Ding' Darling Wildlife Refuge
Animals  (tags: animals, dolphin, bottlenose dolphins, marine mammals, wildanimals, rescued, animalrights, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1631 days ago - news-press.com
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission staff rescued a stranded bottlenose dolphin calf Thursday at the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Nicknamed Taz, the 55-inch, 90-pound male was found in shallow water along a sandbar.
ACTION ALERT: Outrage: Sick Dolphin Held Captive In Filthy Tank - Take Action (Pictures & Video) ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: misty, imprisoned, small pool, suffering, dolphin, worldwide outrage, freedom sanctuary )

Simone
- 1640 days ago - globalanimal.org
A dolphin captured in the annual dolphin slaughter in Taiji, Japan is being held in solitary confinement in a small, filthy pool at Dolphin Base, a mile from the slaughter where captured dolphins are held for sea parks around the world
Dolphin By-Catch Includes Genetic Relatives
Animals  (tags: Dolphin, Genetic Relatives, fishing, death, life )

Nancy
- 1661 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Dolphins along coast of Argentina could experience a significant loss of genetic diversity because some of the animals that accidently die when tangled in fishing nets are related.
Protect Marine Mammals From Capture in International Fisheries TAKE ACTION !!
Animals  (tags: oceans, ecosystems, conservation, fishing, dolphin, killing )

Borg
- 1775 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
Every year hundreds of thousands of whales, dolphins, sea lions and other marine mammals are captured or killed by international fishing fleets, mostly in drift gillnets.
Amazon River Dolphins Being Slaughtered for Bait
Animals  (tags: endangered, killed, killing, slaughter, wildlife, animalcruelty, dolphin, dolphins, amazonwildanimals, extinction, death )

Annelisa
- 1819 days ago - news.yahoo.com
That Amazon river dolphins are also gentle and curious makes them easy targets for nets and harpoons as they swim fearlessly up to fishing boats. Now, their carcasses are showing up in record numbers on riverbanks, their flesh torn away for fishing bait.
Desperate Dolphin Tries to Escape From Okinawa Aquarium During Show
Animals  (tags: abuse, dolphin, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

Julie
- 1820 days ago - news.ninemsn.com
A dolphin who had performed for years at the Okinawa Aquarium tried desperately to escape his life of confinement by leaping out of his tank during a show. Animals should be allowed the dignity of a free life. Stop using animals for entertainment!!:
Sea Shepherd Is Safer Than Sea World
Animals  (tags: sea shepherd, sea world, Orca Whale, dolphin, whale, whale conservation )

Ceci
- 1954 days ago - seashepherd.org
For all the talk about how Sea Shepherd endangers life and limb of whalers, sealers, poachers, and even supposedly our own crew, the fact is that in 33 years of operations not a single Sea Shepherd crewmember has been killed or seriously injured.

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