December 11, 2017

'Dolphin Tale' aquarium plans to drop animal shows

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — No animal performances will be held at a redesigned aquatic center planned by the Florida aquarium featured in the “Dolphin Tale” movies.

The Clearwater Marine Aquarium was the location of the 2011 “Dolphin Tale” movie, inspired by the real-life rescue and rehabilitation of Winter the dolphin, which was fitted with a prosthetic tail. A sequel scheduled to hit theaters this month focuses on another dolphin calf named Hope rescued in 2010.

Aquarium officials say rehabilitation and marine rescues, not entertainment, will be the focus of the new $68

Source: http://news.yahoo.com/dolphin-tale-aquarium-plans-drop-animal-shows-010348827.html