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Island Dolphin Care
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Provides unique, therapeutic, motivational and educational dolphin assisted therapy programs for children and adults with special needs and their families (and/or caregivers) through the use...
| Reports | Contributor(s): Maya Kadota, Tadamichi Morisaka, Kazunobu Furuta, Naoki Kamezaki, Dai Oya
動物は，人の生活のいたるところに存在して いる。歴史的にもその関係は非常に深く，紀元 前一万年前の旧石器時代に描かれたというスペ イン，アルタミラ洞窟の野牛，馬，トナカイな どの壁画などからうかがい知れる。人にとって 動物は食べ物としての存在や生活を脅かす存在 であったが，歴史が進むにつれ，より多くの関 わりをもつようになる。信仰としての対象，愛 玩としての対象，家畜としての対象，生活を補...
How We Train Dolphins?
| Reports | Contributor(s): Meg Sawada
Through the internship program at Dolphin Quest Oahu (DQO), not only I have learned how to train dolphins but also I have learned the importance caring for animals with respect. Respecting marine...
Comment diviniser son dauphin. Modèles de relation, régimes d'interactivité et savoirs anthropo-zoologiques.
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Véronique Servais
L'article propose de distinguer trois régimes d'interactivité selon le type d'engagement affectif de l'être humain dans sa relation avec un animal : savant,...
Healing dolphins? Cognitive and perceptual criticisms in Dolphin-Assisted Therapy
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Cinzia Chiandetti
Since the '70s new therapeutic practices have been developed, involving the interaction between humans and dolphins - Tursiops truncatus in particular. Such practices are known as...
Boat preference and stress behaviour of Hector's dolphin in response to tour boat interactions
| Theses | Contributor(s): Georgia-Rose Travis
Dolphins are increasingly coming into contact with humans, particularly where tourism is involved. It has been assumed that such contact causes chronic stress on dolphin populations. This study...
Cortisol levels in dolphin Tursiops truncatus interactive programs linked to humanNiveles de cortisol en delfines Tursiops truncatus vinculados a programas interactivos con humanos
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sanchez Okrucky, R., Morales Vela, B.
Understanding the physiological changes in animals during physical activity to improve animal welfare has become increasingly important in animal collections that remain under human care. To date,...
Human-Animal Communication in Captive Species: Dogs, Horses, and Whales
| Theses | Contributor(s): Mackenzie K. Kelley
My hopes for this project are to collect and analyze the current research in the field of animal communication. In the first part, my goal is to define animal communication, specifically within...
The Dolphin-Human connection: Embassy or Zoo-without-walls?
| Theses | Contributor(s): Clark Scott Taylor
Dolphins and humans are interacting more now than at any time in history. The challenges that arise in attempting to provide for, preserve, and protect the simple experience of an interaction with...
Terapia assistida por animais : revisão sistemática da literatura e análise exploratória da prática psicomotora.
| Theses | Contributor(s): Gladys Malafaia Nogueira
ARTIGO 1: Terapia Assistida por Animais: Revisão Sistemática da Literatura - Este artigo apresenta como objetivo a concretização de uma revisão...
Understanding Spinner Dolphin Marine Tourism in Hawai'i: A Social Approach to Assessing Underwater Interactions
| Theses | Contributor(s): Carlie Sandra Wiener
The popularity of wild spinner dolphin interactions in the Hawaiian Islands has led to the expansion of businesses that incorporate in-water experiences with the dolphins. The growth of...
Object manipulation and play behavior in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) under human care
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fabienne DelFour
Cetaceans are well-known to display various play activities: numerous scientific papers have documented this phenomenon in wild populations and for delphinids under human care. The present study...
Bottlenose Dolphins' (Tursiops truncatus) Theory of Mind as Demonstrated by Responses to their Trainers' Attentional States
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Masaki Tomonaga, Yuka Uwano
The present study examined the ability of dolphins to follow the gestural signs presented by humantrainers in various attentional states in order to understand the social cognition of dolphins....
Are Conversations Between Dolphins and Humans Possible?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Stan A. Kuczaj II
Scientific speculations concerning the sophistication of dolphin communication systems have contributed to the notion that meaningful two-way communication between dolphins and humans is possible....
The study of activity pattern, the use of space, animal proximity and visitors' actions to determine the individual differences in two Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) adult females.
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): A. I. Soriano, I. Tarascó, Dolors Vinyoles Cartanyà, Carmen Maté García
The article discusses individual differences study of female Bottlenose dolphins (T. truncatus) through their daily activity pattern, their use of space, their proximity and their attitude to...
Why we should not keep dolphins in aquariums | Taison Chang | TEDxXiguan
| Videos | Contributor(s): Taison Chang
Most people see the first dolphin in their lives at aquariums. Taison did too, and the love he felt towards this particular animal drove him into a position at Hong Kong Ocean Park many years...
Why we should not keep dolphins in aquariums: Taison Chang at TEDxXiguan
Human dolphin interactions on the west coast of Florida : documentation from MML's Marine Mammal Response Program.
| Reports | Contributor(s): Margaret A. Morgan, Geoffrey W. Patton
Use of Mote's role as a participant in the operation of the U.S. Marine Mammal Stranding Network to document human and marine mammal interactions.
Is Dolphin-Watching Sustainable in Bocas del Toro, Panama
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ashley Sitar
Due to concerns of unsustainable dolphin watching tourism in Bocas del Toro, and the increase in dolphin mortality in Bocas due to dolphin watching boat collisions research was conducted in the...