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Marineland Dolphin Adventure in Florida has announced lower prices for its “Royal Swim Experience.” The package includes a swim with two dolphins for the price of $99. Animal rights activists are against any kind of “dolphin swim” experience.
Marineland spokesperson and general manager Felicia Cook told First Coast News, “so you’ll actually hold both dorsal fins and they will swim with you to where you end up.” And then, “hey’ll actually put their rostrums at the end of your feet and you’ll fly like superwoman.”
Animal activists are against swimming with dolphins and keeping dolphins in captivity. Dolphins in captivity are harmed by human interactions that cause them physical and mental suffering. Dolphins in parks are confined to small tanks, which increase aggression and reduce necessary mental stimulation. Canada recently passed a ban on keeping dolphins and whales in captivity.
Rebecca Aldworth, Executive Director of Humane Society International/Canada, said of keeping dolphins in captivity, ” Whales and dolphins don’t belong in tanks, and the inherent suffering these highly social and intelligent animals endure in intensive confinement can no longer be tolerated.”
Marineland spokesperson Felicia Cook said that all animals are “safe” and that the point of the interaction is “education.”
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