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31 October 2017

Dolphin Dies At Desert Marine Park

A bottlenose dolphin called Bodie has tragically prematurely died at the Dolphinaris marine park in Scottsdale, Arizona, barely a year after the controversial park opened.

A statement from the park said that the dolphin was suffering from a rare muscle disease.

The proposal to establish this marine park and swim with captive dolphins entertainment programme in the Arizona desert was strongly condemned by WDC and others.

The owners also have several other marine parks in Mexico where dolphins are captive in Mexico. Find out more about why swimming with dolphins both in captivity and in the wild should be avoided.

Bottlenose dolphin belong in the wild.

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