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Young Student Pursues Career Thanks to Zoos and Aquariums

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Larissa Michel’s love for marine animals started with childhood visits to aquariums and zoos in her Michigan hometown and nearby city of Chicago. Far from ocean access, accredited facilities like the Chicago Zoological Society’s (CZS) Brookfield Zoo provided her with access to see and learn about marine life up close. These important educational opportunities inspired…

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…

Dolphin Quest Trains Next Generation Marine Mammal Specialists in Japan

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Dolphin Quest’s Vice President of Animals, Michelle Campbell was in Japan recently training and inspiring the next generation of marine mammal specialists. Michelle was on assignment representing Dolphin Quest and the International Marine Animal Trainers Association (IMATA). She presented a workshop along with Mark Xitco from the US Navy’s Dolphin Program on very best practices…

Dolphin Quest Awarded Humane Certification for Exemplary Animal Care

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We are excited to announce that all three Dolphin Quest locations in Hawaii and Bermuda have earned the prestigious Humane Certified™ seal from American Humane, the first national humane organization in the United States and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare. The certification, bestowed by their American Humane Conservation program, helps to ensure that…

Dolphin Quest Bermuda Announces Expanded Ocean Sanctuary

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Dolphin Quest Bermuda is excited to announce the expansion of its large ocean water dolphin lagoon inside the walls of the National Museum of Bermuda to include an outer Ocean Habitat. Accessed by a tunnel passageway, this supplemental sea sanctuary provides Dolphin Quest’s dolphins and guests another enriching natural environment to explore. The outer Ocean…

Bermuda Dolphin Baby Update!

On March 31, 2014, and April 5, 2014, Dolphin Quest Bermuda welcomed two amazing additions to our family. Bailey gave birth to her daughter Brighton first, and Ely gave birth to her baby girl Devon a few days later. Both calves are now a little over 8 months old and learning all sorts of new…