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What a Little Cutie !

Hi Everyone, I was out on the Aberdeen University research boat for the whole of Tuesday doing Photo Identification and what a lovely day it was…blue skies, even bluer seas and quite a lot of dolphins too. Strangely enough the normal Adopt a Dolphin gang like Sundance, Moonlight etc were conspicous by their absence but…

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Tulip – a very sick whale

We have an amazing group of interns this year. In reality, I’m constantly amazed at our dumb luck in getting fabulously dedicated interns. I’m also always interested in what draws people into the marine mammal field, I mean besides the ridiculously cool whales. Anna Petracca has a great story of how she came to us,…

Could judge’s decision on elephants pave the way for captive dolphins?

In a landmark case a US judge has ruled in favour of captive elephants and against the Los Angeles Zoo. Judge John L. Segal in his judgment against the Los Angeles Zoo noted that despite representation to the contrary from zoo staff, ‘the elephants are not healthy, happy, and thriving’. Elephants are large brained, social, long…

That's The Spirit !

Hi Everyone, Apologies for the terrible pun in the title of this post…anyway – Barbara Cheney,The Photo ID officer with Aberdeen University’s Lighthouse Field Station at Cromarty sent me this recently taken, and very lovely photo of Spirit and her latest son or daughter (we don’t know which yet) powering their way through the sea…

Kickstart

The Olympic Spirit

Tonight is the Kickstart of the XXX Summer Olympics in London, England. The first Olympic Games were thought to have taken place in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece. They were originally held in honor of Zeus, the Greek god of the sky and thunder. Zeus is also known as the “father of gods and men”…

Special Event at Spey Bay Dolphin Centre on August 1st

An Evening with Charlie and Mark At the WDCS Scottish Dolphin Centre Spey Bay   from 19.30 on August 1st The evening will consist of two intertwined presentations: Why Won’t Whaling Die? Mark Simmonds will explore this perplexing question by considering our relationship with whales and dolphins through the ages with particular reference to the…