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Dolphins Plus is committed to the conservation and protection of marine mammals worldwide through education, research, experiential learning,and environmental awareness. We are located just an hour drive south of Miami, in sunny Key Largo, Florida (Florida Keys).
The rearing and socialization of Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) calves has been suggested to be an exclusively maternal role (Mann & Smuts, 1999). However, a longitudinal study conducted with a population under managed care at Dolphins Plus, suggests that cohabitation between a paternal male and offspring revealed that males play an active role [...]
On April 22nd, Earth Day, the Dolphins Plus and Dolphin Cove animal care interns participated in a conservation effort known as “canal clean up”. Both Dolphins Plus and Dolphin Cove facilities reside on natural saltwater systems, (the Atlantic Ocean and the Florida Bay), which provide water to our facilities, as well as an ecosystem for [...]
Alexandria is a recent graduate of the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. She began working on her honors thesis during the summer of 2010 with Drs. Jill Richardson and Holli Byerly, studying the efficacy of bilateral cataract removal surgery in a California sea lion named “Wono”. While previous studies have [...]