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Video: Dolphin Born At Dolphin Quest Bermuda

Video: Dolphin Born At Dolphin Quest Bermuda

Dolphin Quest announced the birth of a male dolphin calf after Brighton gave birth earlier this month. The report on the Dolphin Quest website said, “Dolphin Quest Bermuda is excited to announce the birth of a male dolphin calf. After her 366-day pregnancy, which was closely monitored with diagnostic ultrasound, Brighton gave birth at 8:06am ADT... Read more of this article

Dolphin Quest Launches Virtual Program

Dolphin Quest Launches Virtual Program

Dolphin Quest has launched a virtual program in order to “maintain connection with the community, provide educational outreach opportunities, and help support continued animal care” during the Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “The Covid-19 situation and necessary distancing and quarantine orders have required Dolphin Quest to... Read more of this article

Video: Baby Dolphin Birth In Bermuda

Video: Baby Dolphin Birth In Bermuda

Dolphin Quest Bermuda has shared a video highlighting the birth of Reef in June 2019, with the video providing insight into mother Bailey’s relationship with the organization’s staff and the parental journey ahead of her. The video’s description says, “On June 1, 2019 [World Reef Day], Bailey at Dolphin Quest Bermuda gave birth to a... Read more of this article

Video: Underwater Sound Study With Dolphins

Video: Underwater Sound Study With Dolphins

Dolphin Quest Bermuda recently teamed up with Marine Mammal Scientist Dr. Jason Bruck and Oklahoma State University Graduate Student Paige Stevens to conduct a study observing the effect of man-made underwater sounds on common bottlenose dolphins, with their work highlighted via a YouTube video. The video’s description says, “In this video learn... Read more of this article

Seismic Tests Could Harm Whales In Atlantic

Seismic Tests Could Harm Whales In Atlantic

The announcement of the approval of five requests from companies to conduct seismic tests in the Atlantic Ocean could harm thousands of dolphins and whales, according to various international media reports. A story in the Los Angeles Times says, “The Trump administration is preparing to take an important step toward future oil and natural gas... Read more of this article

Dolphin Quest Earns Humane Certification

Dolphin Quest Earns Humane Certification

American Humane, the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare, has granted Dolphin Quest its Humane Certified seal after it passed a rigorous third-party audit. Dolphin Quest, with locations in Oahu, Hawaii, and Bermuda, joins a group of fewer than a dozen institutions worldwide to earn the program’s seal. A spokesperson said, “The American... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks: “The Science Of Saving Cetaceans”

BUEI Talks: “The Science Of Saving Cetaceans”

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] is getting set to present “The Science Of Saving Cetaceans” on Tuesday, August 30th at 7:30pm The event poster says, “Our oceans are in crisis. Human impacts on wild dolphins and whales are increasing. Understanding those impacts and the needs of wild cetaceans is crucial to their survival. “Meet... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks On Bermuda’s Deep Water Dolphins

BUEI Talks On Bermuda’s Deep Water Dolphins

Randall Wells, a senior scientist for the Bermuda Dolphin Tracking Project and Program Director of the Chicago Zoological Society’s Sarasota Dolphin Research Program, along with dolphin lung expert Andreas Fahlman, a Marine Biologist and Assistant Professor of Biology at Texas A&M University, will be the presenters at the next BUEI Talks installment,... Read more of this article

Video: Wild Bottlenose Dolphins In Bermuda

Video: Wild Bottlenose Dolphins In Bermuda

A five minute film shot by local whale researcher Andrew Stevenson offers a unique look at wild bottlenose dolphins as they frolic and play in Bermuda’s waters. The video opens with shots of the dolphins swimming from above, with the reflection of the overhead clouds on the water’s surface making for an interesting overlay. Later, the... Read more of this article

Opinion: Ethical Question Of Dolphins & Captivity

Opinion: Ethical Question Of Dolphins & Captivity

[Opinion column written by Jonathan Starling] Recently there’s been a lot of discussion in Bermuda on the issue of keeping dolphins in captivity; this appears to have been the unintended result of Dolphin Quest announcing the births of two baby dolphins amongst their captive population. A Role for Aquariums & Zoos To be upfront, I was formerly... Read more of this article

Dolphin Quest Welcomes Second Dolphin Birth

Dolphin Quest Welcomes Second Dolphin Birth

Only days after “Bailey” gave birth, Dolphin Quest has welcomed another new arrival with “Ely” giving birth at around 6pm on Saturday [Apr 5]. Ely, named after Ely’s Harbour in Sandys Parish near Fort Scaur, was born at Dolphin Quest Bermuda in June of 2003. Since then, she has connected with thousands of schoolchildren, summer campers,... Read more of this article

Dolphin Quest’s “Bailey” Welcomes New Baby

Dolphin Quest’s “Bailey” Welcomes New Baby

Congratulations are in order for “Bailey” — a resident of Dolphin Quest — who gave birth at just past 2.00am this morning [Mar 31]. Mother and child are apparently doing well, and we expect to be able to update with additional information on this new arrival later today. Bailey and her newborn pictured today: Related... Read more of this article

Video: Dolphin Pods Spotted In Sargasso Sea

Video: Dolphin Pods Spotted In Sargasso Sea

The team from LookBermuda was recently out filming in the Sargasso with a crew from the BBC in October, only to observe this local dolphin pod coming to visit on multiple occasions over a three week period at multiple locations around the platform. There were up to several dozen in the pod during a given visit; local fishermen at the time reported seeing... Read more of this article