October 22, 2019

Surviving dolphins relocated from Dolphinaris to another theme park

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By Laura Goldman From Care2 First, the good news: Following the deaths of four of its eight dolphins in just over two years, Dolphinaris Arizona, the controversial tourist attraction near Scottsdale, says it is permanently closing its dolphin exhibit. More than 168,000 people signed a Care2 petitionurging the facility to release its surviving dolphins. Ever since Dolphinaris […]

4 dolphins moved from Arizona facility to Caribbean park

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By Jennifer Kay AP From Star Tribune MIAMI — Four remaining dolphins at an Arizona facility where four other dolphins have died have moved into a new home in the Caribbean. Coral World Ocean Park in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, announced the arrival of the four Atlantic bottlenose dolphins late Wednesday. In a statement […]

Yet another dolphin has died at Dolphinaris in the Arizona Desert

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By Laura Goldman from Care2 Just one month after a bottlenose dolphin named Khloe died at Dolphinaris Arizona, another dolphin, Kai, has died there. Since the controversial tourist attraction opened less than three years ago, four of its eight captive dolphins—half of them—are now dead. Kai, 22, died on Jan. 31, two weeks after he began having difficulty […]