By Richard O'Barry, Keith Coulbourn
At the back of the Dolphin Smile chronicles Richard O’Barry’s notable trip from dolphin coach to world-renowned recommend for dolphin freedom. In his early years, O’Barry informed dolphins to entertain audiences for indicates at aquatic subject parks and for roles in video clips and tv exhibits, such a lot particularly Flipper. His occupation as a coach got here to an abrupt halt while one of many dolphins that performed Flipper on tv died of tension in his fingers. At that second, he learned that holding dolphins in captivity and instructing them to do methods used to be merciless and morally incorrect. He started to needless to say dolphins have been effortless to coach no longer as a result of his presents as a coach, yet simply because they're remarkably clever, and he vowed to not leisure until eventually he freed each final certainly one of them.
O’Barry’s first arrest within the Seventies for attempting to loose a caged dolphin within the Bahamas finally resulted in his starring position within the 2010 Academy Award®–winning documentary The Cove, which uncovered to the realm Japan’s bad annual dolphin slaughter. integrated during this new version is a preface on O’Barry’s function during this riveting documentary, which has garnered extra awards than the other in its style, in addition to info on his campaigns to prevent the slaughter of dolphins.
Share and have a good time in O’Barry’s adventures, from Flipper to The Cove, and observe how the one-time satisfaction of the billion-dollar captivity grew to become the tireless dolphin recommend we all know and love at the present time.
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Behind the Dolphin Smile: One Man's Campaign to Protect the World's Dolphins by Richard O'Barry, Keith Coulbourn