posted on Jan, 2 2008 @ 12:15 AM
Swimming with Dolphins...
Hi, im planning on taking my daughter to the u.s this year on vacation and one of my ideas for stuff for us to do....
(im looking for other idea's but thats another thread)
... is to take her "swimming with dolphins" but im a little worried about how ethical im being?
i mean they can't really be happy, can they?
is my $400-$500's really just helping to keep these beautiful animals in misery? like
"let's beat flipper with a stick till he jumps though that hoop"
im joking but you know kinda what i mean.
Or am i worring needlessly,are these dolphins having "a whale of a time?"
lol...sorry bad joke
are they treated well, helping conservation, rescued?? enjoy working with kids? bred in captivity and released (is that
i'd like to get some feedback, gauge a general concensus, and any advice.
as an aside, the only contact i've every had with dolphins was at a hotel in vegas many years ago, the mirage i think? and apart from the awe!!!
i came away with a deep feeling that they were unhappy.
[edit on 2-1-2008 by callmedave]