One of the most well-loved mammals on the planet.


Dolphins and Humans

When dolphins and humans fish in the same area, there can be conflict. Many thousands of dolphins drown in fishing nets each year. However, bottle-nosed dolphins also entertain humans, as they are the species most commonly trained in dolphinaria. Questions have been raised as to whether keeping dolphins in captivity is cruel. Some trainers build up strong relationships with their dolphins, but keeping any animals such as dolphins in captivity is questionable, as no pool, no matter how large can ever be the same as the open ocean.

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