Behind every show and every visit to a dolphinarium, there is a traumatic experience for an intelligent animal which is kept in captivity.
Dolphin Assisted Therapy (DAT) is a therapeutic approach to increase speech and motor skills in patients with a lack of these skills.
While attempting to photograph any wild animal is often a difficult undertaking. Photographing wild dolphins presents it’s own individual challenges.
In the Movies: Dolphin Stars. Ever since Flipper captivated television audiences in the black-and-white sets of the fifties, dolphins have been among the most beloved animal stars.
I am old enough to remember John Lilly’s experiments in the 1970s and 80s with dolphins, trying to establish a human-dolphin communication.
If you ever see a close-up shot of a dolphin, one of the most striking things about it is the huge, permanent grin spread wide across his face.