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Eating Flipper?! Nothing to smile about

This from “Social Movements” by Suzanne Staggenborg (Oxford University Press 2008) is worth a think about. Many environmental groups used the image of the dolphin as a very sympathetic sea mammal to get the public to boycott tuna so they … Continue reading

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Dolphin tool use (old story, still interesting)

You can read all about it at wired.com…

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SO LONG (as they’re inedible, we’re on strike) AND (saying “no) THANKS FOR ALL FISH”

After the experiments, Hou and Malia remained highly creative in their behavior, which for Hou in particular involved a definite change in “character.” The dolphins became big nuisances, opening gates and even drawing the attention of trainers by leaving the water and sliding … Continue reading

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