A dolphin who animal experts say can no longer live in the wild due to human interaction will spend the rest of her days at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
The baby dolphin found tangled in a crab trap on Clearwater Beach was nursed back to health. It first arrived at SeaWorld in critical condition, making the first 24 hours vital for its survival. However, without a pod or a mother, it would be dangerous to return it to the wild. So, it will live out its days at SeaWorld, where they have a dolphin nursery.
A young dolphin found tangled in a crab trap on Clearwater Beach is in critical condition, according to SeaWorld Orlando officials. The dolphin was found near Pier 60, and was taken directly to SeaWorld Orlando for rehabilitation.
A rare white dolphin named ‘Cherub’ has been spotted in a Clearwater canal for the first reported time in a year, according to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
Onlookers estimate there were about 500 dolphins taking part in the unison swim.
Marine Patrol officers with the Sarasota Police Department had a fun day on the water with some dolphins jumping in their wake.
The dolphin was found dead on a Florida beach after being impaled in the head, NOAA law enforcement said. A necropsy revealed it was impaled in the head by a spear-like object while still alive.
Officials say the dolphin was "pushed back to the sea, where beachgoers tried to swim with and ride the sick animal."
Video taken from the audience during a show at Miami Seaquarium shows a dolphin appearing to attack one of its trainers.
A dolphin was spotted jumping in the Intracoastal Waterway near St. Pete. It made a total of 14 jumps before swimming away.
Last week, the folks at See Through Canoe sent up their drone and were lucky enough to catch a dolphin in the act of fish kicking, also known as fish whacking.
A pod of dolphins was spotted riding waves alongside surfers in a remarkable up-close encounter.
Passengers on a whale-watching trip were treated to a spectacular show after hundreds of dolphins jumped out of the water and took off at a high rate of speed in what’s known as “stampeding.”
When a South Florida marine patrol officer came across a struggling young dolphin trapped in a fishing net, he quickly grabbed his knife and started cutting the net off to free the panicked animal.
Passing an urn made of Himalayan Sea salt one to the next, staff from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium said their final goodbyes as the cremated remains of Winter the dolphin were released into the Gulf of Mexico Thursday morning.
The Wounded Warrior Project put on an event in the Florida Keys where a group of wounded military veterans had the chance to swim with bottlenose dolphins as part of an initiative to help with their mental health.
Winter the dolphin may be gone, but her legacy lives on at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, where another dolphin rescued from the Space Coast just became a permanent resident.
The Clearwater Marine Aquarium is asking the public to keep an eye out for dolphins entangled in fishing line, but urges them not get too close to the animals.
Christmas Eve is a big day at Clearwater Marine Aquarium as Nicholas the dolphin celebrates his 19th rescue anniversary. Marine care specialists at the aquarium say he is nothing short of a Christmas miracle.
It was 16 years ago when Winter the dolphin was rescued after she was caught in a crab trap line near Cape Canaveral. This weekend will be a somber celebration as the Clearwater Marine Aquarium marks that anniversary, which comes less than a month after Winter's death.