From Dolphin Trainer to Dolphin Advocate: Ric O’Barry Speaks Out on Captive Dolphins

Episode 16: Former dolphin trainer, Ric O’Barry, speaks with Jill Cloutier about his ten years in the captive dolphin industry and his transformation from dolphin trainer to dolphin advocate. O’Barry, former trainer of Flipper, (television’s favorite dolphin), now spends his life fighting to set dolphins free- in the ocean and out of dolphin abuse-ment parks. Learn more about Ric’s valuable work at his website Dolphin Project.net and why Flipper (see photo below) is not smiling.

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