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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).
“Dolphins Plus and Dolphin Cove put heavy emphasis on our animals’ welfare. Therefore our dolphins receive their daily vitamins and are trained for multiple voluntary medical behaviors. We aim to eventually do the same with our new additions J.J. and Grommet. For now, however, we are giving the boys ice to provide extra hydration and [...]
Pictured here is the Curator of Dolphin Cove and Dolphins Plus, Art Cooper, using desensitization techniques to acclimate J.J. to human interaction and hand feeding.
School is in session at Dolphin Cove! The boys have begun learning basic behaviors and cues such as “come”, “water”, and “follow”. Their trainers have also begun desensitization training with the boys to acclimate them to human touch and interaction. These basic behaviors serve as a foundation for further learning such as training for husbandry, [...]