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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘dolphins’

Pamela Anderson Saving Faroe Islands Pilot Whales

Actress Pamela Anderson, along with a handful of other celebrities, are joining roughly 500 volunteers on the Faroe Islands in the remote North Atlantic, in an attempt to stop the mass slaughter of pilot whales. “Operation GrindStop” was initiated to save more than 1,000 pilot whales, which are among the largest members of the dolphin family. Locally, the culling of …

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Dead Dolphins Washed Ashore on the Peru Coast Last Month

Wildlife experts have confirmed that last January over 400 dolphins washed up on the beaches of northern Peru, which is not too far away from the borders of nearby neighbor Ecuador. Two hundred were washed ashore within the first three weeks and by the end of the month, 200 more were determined dead. Twice that amount was found in Peru …

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Japan Dolphin Hunts Continue In Spite Of Criticism

Japan has been hunting dolphins for centuries. Several documentaries have exposed these hunts and shown how cruel and violent they can be. Japan has been heavily criticized for their hunts and many petitions have been created to stop them. In spite of the criticism, Japan is defending the hunts and even calling them a tradition. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga …

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Lauren Tannehill Leaves Rifle In Rental Car

Judith Flessig, a mom from New York who was vacationing in Florida with her daughter, had an unnerving discovery when she opened a bag in the Nissan Rogue that she had rented from E-Z Rent-A-Car. Inside the bag was an assault rifle that was apparently left behind by model and wife to the Miami Dolphins’ quarterback, Lauren Tannehill. The weapon …

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Deadly Dolphin Virus Strikes The East Coast

A deadly virus has caused over 700 dolphins on the east coast to wash up on shore dead. The virus appears to be similar to the measles virus that is known to attack humans and the organism responsible is called the morbillivirus. Scientists believe that even though over 700 have washed up on shore throughout the last few months, the …

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Dolphins Cancel Stadium Renovations

Planned upgrades for the Miami Dolphins‘ Sun Life stadium have been cancelled following the failure of a bill meant to provide public funds for the venue. According to a report from Miami’s CBS 4, the Florida house adjourned without taking up the bill, which would have raised the state’s hotel bed tax to fund the stadium repairs. Dolphins CEO Mike …

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‘Killer Dolphins’ Escape From Ukrainian Handlers

The Russian International New Agency (RIA Novosti) is reporting that three “killer” dolphins have escaped from their Ukranian handlers. The mammals were engaged in training exercises when they took off for open water. The publication quoted a former Soviet naval anti-sabotage officer as saying the dolphins probably took in search of mates. The officer stated that it isn’t uncommon for …

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Dolphin “Stampede” Caught on Video

For most Americans, seeing dolphins is something that happens at Sea World or another aquatic-themed amusement park. Some are lucky enough to swim with a few dolphins on their honeymoon. Some tourists on a recent whale and dolphin sighting expedition got much more than that. Capt. Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Safari posted a video this week that shows an estimated …

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Chad Ochocinco Signs With the Dolphins

Chad Ochocinco will now play for his hometown after signing with the Miami Dolphins yesterday, The Miami Herald reports. Chad Ochocinco has never been one to shy away from the camera (or any kind of attention for that matter), and he will likely be heavily featured in the HBO series Hard Knocks. The sports reality program will feature the Dolphins …

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David Garrard, Miami Dolphins SIgn 1-Year Contract

David Garrard, former quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars, inked a deal with Miami yesterday that could put him in a good position for a starting job when the season opens. The 34-year old was out last season after the Jaguars released him just five days before the opener. Despite garnering interest from Miami back then, he chose instead to undergo …

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