Video of the Week

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Dolphins in Captivity: A Good Idea?


In episode 3 of the ‘Adventures in Biology’ series, Dr. Carin Bondar travels to the Moorea Dolphin Center located at the Intercontinental Moorea Resort and Spa (French Polynesia). As both a scientist and a tourist, she was skeptical about the dolphin programs. Keeping cetaceans in captivity is an extremely divisive topic, and points are raised both for and against the practice.

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The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.

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