Dolphins and the “Fifth Freedom”

Published on the 25.10.2022. | By: Dr Benjamin Schulz The fifth of the so-called freedoms of animal welfare describes the freedom to express natural behaviour – what does this look like for dolphins, especially under human care? » to the full article

Dolphinariums: New Mirror Tests with Dolphins

Published on the 02.10.2022. | By: Susanne Gugeler Thanks to dolphin husbandry in modern and professionally run dolphinariums, new tests have been carried out to investigate bottlenose dolphin interactions with mirrors. » to the full article

Saving dolphins is a complex task

Published on the 24.09.2022. | By: Dr. Benjamin Schulz Modern zoological institutions are also fundamental when it comes to saving animals – dolphins, for instance. The article introduces several respective projects. » to the full article

How Do Dolphins Respond To Drone Noise?

Published on the YouTube channel of Dolphin Quest the 04.05.2022. Drones offer new possibilities in research to observe and study dolphins – but what do these devices trigger in the animals? How can this perhaps even distort research results? » to the full video

Dolphins: Same activities in nature and in zoos

Published on the 20.12.2021. | By: Susanne Gugeler Opponents of dolphinariums like to claim that the behaviours dolphins display in presentations are not natural. The reality is different. » to the full article

Expert: Dolphins in captivity are not under stress

Published on the 29.09.2021. | By: Laura Nancy López de Rivera Hinojosa Marine mammal expert Roberto Sánchez informs about dolphin husbandry in zoos and aquariums on the basis of the largest study on the well-being of dolphins ever to be conducted.