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Oklahoma State University Scientist Pioneers Groundbreaking Dolphin Field-of-Vision Study at Dolphin Quest Bermuda

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Sandys, Bermuda – (June 17, 2019) – Dr. Jason Bruck, a dolphin researcher from Oklahoma State University’s (OSU) Department of Integrative Biology began a groundbreaking new study last month at Dolphin Quest Bermuda with his team of scientists to measure the bottlenose dolphin’s field of vision. The results from this study serve two important initial…

Talented Bermuda Student Wins 1st Place in Prestigious International Ocean Conservation Art Contest Sponsored by Dolphin Quest Bermuda and Delphinus Mexico

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Aamir Hayward, a Primary 6 student at Francis Patton Primary School, won 1st place in the international category of the 7th annual Festival of the Oceans’ children’s drawing competitionin Cancún, Mexico.  Aamir was awarded with a trip to Mexico along with his aunt,Ms. Tiffany Hayward, who accompanied him.  He received his award in person and…

It’s a Girl! – Dolphin Quest Bermuda Welcomes Beautiful Baby Dolphin!

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  A baby dolphin was born in the early morning on Saturday, June 1 at Dolphin Quest Bermuda located at the National Museum of Bermuda. After a 12-month gestation period, 30-year-old mother Bailey gave birth at approximately 5:45am ADT to a calf under the watchful eyes of our animal care team. Mother and calf are…

Talented Bermuda Student Wins 1st Place in Prestigious International Ocean Conservation Art Contest Sponsored by Dolphin Quest Bermuda and Delphinus Mexico

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Young Artist Accepts Award in Person at Delphinus in Cancún, Mexico during the 7th Annual International Festival of the Oceans Cancún, Mexico – (May 16, 2019) – Aamir Hayward, a Francis Patton Primary School student, was awarded the 1st place honor in the international category of the 7th annual Festival of the Oceans’ children’s drawing…

Dolphin Quest Bermuda Hosts Second Annual Stewardship Contest

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A group of young environmentalists met the dolphins at Dolphin Quest after being named finalists in its Student Stewardship Contest. Almost 100 students entered the competition by submitting artwork to highlight challenges faced by the oceans and possible solutions. The best ten got to meet the dolphins and receive certificates on Saturday. Sundée Faulkner, sales…

Dolphin Quest Represented at International Marine Educator’s Conference

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Dolphin Quest Bermuda sponsored two of its animal care and conservation educators to present at the esteemed Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums (AMMPA) Educator’s Conference at the Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Connecticut November 6 – 8, 2018. The conference attracted marine educators from around the world including Bermuda, Bahamas, Mexico and North America….

America’s First Humane Organization Presents Bermuda S.P.C.A. Support Donation

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On a recent visit to Bermuda, American Humane’s President and CEO Robin Ganzert, Ph.D. connected with several animal advocate organizations to discuss local and global issues affecting animal health and welfare. (Pictured from left to right: Christine Mihelcic, General Manager, Dolphin Quest, Robin Ganzert, Ph.D., President & CEO, American Humane, Shauna Sylvester, former Executive Director, Bermuda S.P.C.A., Libby…

Bermuda Student Stewardship Winners

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via Royal Gazette Pupils from Mount Saint Agnes Academy proved they care about the marine environment — and were rewarded with a chance to swim with dolphins. Youngsters from the school won first place in a conservation contest organised by Dockyard’s Dolphin Quest after they submitted a video about plastic pollution in the seas. Dolphin…

Bermuda not Affected by Hurricane Irma & Welcoming Tourists as Usual

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Several recent media reports about Hurricane Irma confused Barbuda with Bermuda and created some concern that Bermuda may have been affected, which is incorrect. Fortunately, Bermuda was over 1000 miles out of the Hurricane Irma’s path. The island is safe and welcoming visitors as usual. Our thoughts and prayers are with those in the Caribbean…