Someone very special is turning one year old today! Happy happy birthday to Valkkai the dolphin from Gasparilla Sound! It’s hard for me to believe that he’should already a year old. It seems like just yesterday we were idling the … Continue reading
In June of 2015, a transient dolphin with no dorsal fin was spotted in Gasparilla Sound, just off Coral Creek. This was also the same time that T-3 “Deak” went missing. We had no facial or fluke photographs of Deak for … Continue reading
Inkfish Bay dolphin “Subfin” with a fish in mouth. This photo is available to buy $20.00 USD BUY NOW Question: How much does a bottlenose dolphin eat every day? Answer: fifteen to twenty pounds of food every day, although nursing … Continue reading
Wait, barnacles on an acrobatic, fast moving, high leaping dolphin? Yes, a certain species of barnacle, Xenobalanus globicipitis, is specially designed to hang on to fast moving marine mammals, such as dolphins. They mostly hang on to the edges of … Continue reading
Yesterday, I was down at Port Canaveral and the Banana River near Cocoa Beach, Florida, to photograph dolphins! Here’s what I ended up capturing today!
Dolphin awareness month may be almost over, but it’s not too late to do something that will benefit dolphins! The weekend is approaching quickly. Some of you reading this today may have plans to go to the beach or go … Continue reading
Happy dolphin awareness month! Today we’re sharing dolphin pictures and videos to celebrate! This awesome video features video clips of dolphins jumping, splashing, surfacing, and swimming underwater. It also has a spectacular “grand finale” at the very end! … Continue reading
Photos taken at Mosquito Lagoon, Florida
The day after New Years Day, the Dolphin Discoveries Project identified a new dolphin calf – Kaytar!
Kaytar is a frisky and curious but also a quite naughty little dolphin calf. He/she was featured in this week’s Picture of the Week as “the dolphin calf that jumped out of the water.” Yes, Kaytar was in a jumping frenzy when we first saw him/her.
“Kaytar” is a play off the Armenian word “kaytarr” meaning “frisky,” which perfectly describes this playful baby.[update: Kaytar has been identified as only having passed through the Placida area]