Getting to Know Jett & Tug

Posted by Hunter A Kinney on Sep 21, 2021 9:39:23 PM

Life became a little more interesting for our team back in 2016 when we welcomed two very round, very uncoordinated, and very cute baby dolphins to our family. Tug was born to Dinghy on September 25th and Jett was born to Jessica on November 24th, just shy of two months apart. Both male calves were sired by Alfonz and have grown up together over the past five years. During that time, we’ve been able to get to know them and watch their personalities change and develop.

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Topics: Dolphins in Key Largo, Just For Fun, Newsletter

July 2021 - From the Pod...

Posted by DPMMR Staff on Jun 30, 2021 9:19:05 AM

Alfonz - It's business as usual this month for the big man on campus! Alfonz has stayed busy meeting guests from all over the country, playing games with his trainers, and of course... flirting with the ladies! This month, we were able to get a true "weight" on Alfonz for the first time in over 3 years thanks to our brand new dolphin scale. Alfonz weighed in at an impressive 517 pounds, maintaining his title of "biggest dolphin" at DPMMR. 

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Topics: Dolphins in Key Largo, Just For Fun, Newsletter, Pod Update

April 2021 From the Pod...

Posted by DPMMR Staff on Apr 17, 2021 9:39:54 AM

Alfonz - This Spring, Alfonz is making a splash… or two… or three… or five hundred!

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Topics: Dolphins in Key Largo, Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins, Newsletter, Pod Update

April 2021 - From the Field...

Posted by Nicole Sears on Apr 17, 2021 9:15:14 AM
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Topics: Dolphins in Key Largo, Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins, Conservation, Newsletter, Photo ID

February 2021 From the Field...

Posted by Nicole Sears on Feb 27, 2021 8:25:35 PM

Wild Dolphin of the Month

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Topics: Dolphins in Key Largo, Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins, Newsletter, Photo ID

February 2021 - From the Pod

Posted by DPMMR Staff on Feb 27, 2021 8:07:49 PM

Alfonz – February is a month of love and Alfonz has been our very own Cupid this month! For the past few weeks, he has been very flirtatious with the other dolphins and has been showing off his best selection of creative behaviors to impress the ladies. 

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Topics: Dolphins in Key Largo, Animal Welfare, Newsletter

January 2021 - From the Field...

Posted by Nicole Sears on Jan 15, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Photo Identification studies have been hard to achieve this past month due to high-wind conditions, but the team hopes to get out on the water in the next couple of days for the first Photo - ID survey of the new year! 

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Topics: Dolphins in Key Largo, Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins, Conservation, Newsletter, Photo ID

January 2021- From the Pod...

Posted by DPMMR Staff on Jan 15, 2021 12:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Insider, Dolphins in Key Largo, Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins, Just For Fun

21 Things We're Looking Forward To in 2021

Posted by DPMMR Staff on Dec 31, 2020 9:07:43 PM

The turn of each new year brings positive vibes, exciting resolutions and goals, new beginnings, and this year... hope. 

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Topics: Dolphins in Key Largo, Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins, Just For Fun

November: From the Pod...

Posted by DPMMR Staff on Nov 17, 2020 6:00:00 AM

Alfonz - Alfonz and his trainer Kayla have been working on his belly breach and have recently made some strong headway! He is starting to come out of the water and "breach" on his belly. This is a relatively complex behavior that may take a while to build, so stay tuned for updates!  Al is loving it so far, though, and seems to be very excited when he succeeds with a new step in the behavior. 

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Topics: Dolphins in Key Largo, Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins, Just For Fun, Newsletter

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