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Dolphin Lovers Dream

Updated on November 9, 2014

Are You a Dolphin Lover?

Dolphins intrigue people, perhaps because we relate to their intelligence and playful spirits. A dolphin or porpoise is a symbol of freedom, joy, serenity and grace.

If YOU or someone you love is a dolphin lover, be delighted by the dolphin inspiration here. Enjoy a journey through dolphin stories and and unique dolphin gift items.

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Dolphins - the Smartest Creatures

Are you smarter than a dolphin? What can we learn from dolphins?

Many consider dolphins to be the most intelligent animals on earth. Did you know that dolphins can hear frequencies ten times or more above the upper limit of adult human hearing? They also have acute eyesight, both in and out of the water. Beyond these acute sense organs, the dolphin brain is able to communicate with humans in ways uncommon to ANY creature in the animal kindgom.

There are countless true stories about dolphins rescuing people and treating humans with joy and respect. In Greek times, dolphins were so respected for their help to mariners that killing a dolphin was punishable by death. Some even say that dolphins and angels are related, and refer to dolphins as the 'angels of the sea' as their loving and protective nature reminds of of angels. There is even some esoteric and mystical new age information about dolphins that indicates they are indeed not only ancient, but such highly evolved creatures as to perhaps not even originally from this earth.

Science has shown that..."dolphins have a proportionately larger brain than humans and in some ways far more developed, that they have clearly identified and highly developed emotions such as joy, compassion, humor and emotional self-control, that they live in large complex social groups that live in great harmony."

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Dolphin Dance - Music by Tangerine Dream

Beautiful photos of many different types of dolphins, a delightful presentation.

"The Cove" Dolphin Film - True story about dolphins slaughtered in Japan

A must-see movie for all, especially dolphin lovers! In this Oscar-winning film, a shocking ritual is uncovered in the herding and slaughter of thousands of bottlenose dolphins on the coast of Japan.

The footage was captured by secretly smuggling camera equipment into the cove such as fake rocks designed as hidden video cameras.

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The Cove
The Cove

In this true story only a few dolphins are spared, then sold off to aquariums where they can perform in water shows. The rest are crowded together and stabbed to death.

Their meat is then sold to Japanese people on the street who have no clue that the "whale meat" on sale in stores is actually bottlenose dolphin meat that is mercury saturated.

Featured on Oprah, THE COVE is a true story of dolphins off the coast of Japan. Oprah had a special guest on her Earth Day show on April 22nd of 2010. Rick O'Barry is a main character in "THE COVE" and was interviewed in this special feature show about the slaughter of dolphins in Japan.

 

Award-winning stories about dolphins to enjoy again and again. Mysterious and engaging porpoise tales for all ages, children and adults.

Eye of the Dolphin DVD Film

Older kids and families would enjoy this touching story about a troubled teen girl named Alyssa who has recently lost her mother. Eventually her grandmother takes her to her father, a marine scientist who is researching how dolphins communicate.

The thing is that neither of them have ever met each other before! Many parallels appear about communication as they learn to communicate with dolphins as well as each other.

Souls in the Sea

Souls in the Sea: Dolphins, Whales, and Human Destiny
Souls in the Sea: Dolphins, Whales, and Human Destiny

"SOULS IN THE SEA" is a brilliant combination of mythology and science. While it may take a bit of effort to wrap your brain around this perspective that's a whole new way of thinking, it is SO worth the effort.

Taylor's viewpoint is both wide-ranging and spiritual in his outlook...demanding a radical review of our cultural conditioning, then going into the far deeper realization that we share this planet with other intelligent beings with spiritual realities of their own.

Grasp this concept and then other possibilities might flood right in, like a rising tide. An important book that will surely open eyes, blow minds, reassure some while at the same time antagonize others. Adult reading.

 

The Day of the Dolphin

"Two marine biologists ... have not only cracked the dolphin language code, they have taught a group of dolphins to speak and understand rudimentary English.

They can obey complicated commands given to them in English, especially beneath the sea. What would happen if some evil elements were able to get their hands on the dolphins and command them to do diabolical deeds on seacraft?" amazon review by Phoebe Stogstill

Dolphins at Daybreak

This entire Magic Treehouse series is a definite winner with kids. Get 'em 'hooked on reading' with these magical adventures.

"Dolphins at Daybreak" is just one of many magical adventures many kids have become hooked on. Jack and Annie are off in the Magic Tree House again, this time to whole new island worlds and even under the ocean. Complete with a giant octopus, a hungry shark, and dolphins to the rescue, this dolphin adventure is as wildly popular as any in the Osborne series.

Consider also the Dolphin Research Guide which was created to accompany the book and will help solve mysteries with clues and research about dolphins.

The Music of Dolphins

After a plane crash off the coast of Cuba, a 4 year-old girl survives and is nurtured by dolphins. Much later as an adolescent she is 'rescued' by the Coast Guard. Mila is turned over to a scientist who has a government grant to study the part language acquisition plays in socialization.

While she is enthusiastic to please and learn to speak and write words, gradually she understands that she is a prisoner "in the net of humans."

Readers will be note the changes within Mila's character as the story unfolds. A complex book written in a simple format that reminds that the link between humankind and nature is mysterious and dangerous to ignore. A powerful story that shows how the soul endures that contains beauty, mystery and deep sorrow.

Readers will feel Mila's emotions, and will likely cry at the decision she makes at the end. This profound story makes one you think about who we are, through the eyes of a girl who is different in ways you can only imagine. Ages 9-12

Dolphin Talk

Discover the parallels between people's words and dolphins whistles, human babies' gurgles and baby dolphins' chirps, human mothers' warning words and dolphin mothers' scolding movements.

Besides relating the wide range of sounds dolphins make, the author also describes how the sounds are made, their use in echolocation, and a variety of underwater noises made by whales.

Davie's paintings portray the world beneath the waves with particular grace and surprising variety. The book closes with an excellent two-page diagram showing a dolphin's interior organs and bone structure.

What Dolphins Want You to Know

This author swam over a period of 10 years with a pod of wild dolphins off the shores of her Hawaiian home as well as with other dolphins and whales throughout the world. This book is about her many remarkable healing experiences with these extraordinary beings.

Organized in three parts, the first phase of encounters offers a period of friendship during which she learns from the dolphins by observing how consistently they embody the six characteristics of the higher self. During the second phase Bobbie suspects that the dolphins are attempting to communicate with her.

As a result, Bobbie opens to receiving their telepathic messages and is able to learn from dolphins how humans can release the chaotic world they are currently creating and manifest the world of their dreams.

Dolphin Kiss

That's me there in Mexico... many moons ago around 2000.

That was a dolphin in captivity, a HUGE difference from actually swimming with dolphins in the wild. It was an exciting experience then, however knowing what I have learned since then I would not have done this.

Consider that dolphins kept in captivity is not a good thing, very harmful and even supports the killing of dolphins brutally. The tourist areas who offer this activity pay huge prices for the capture of those dolphins.

The dolphins in captivity are forced to interact with tourists, whereas wild dolphins will interact with you when they WANT to do so, and they will.

Swim with Dolphins in Captivity?

If you've been wanting to someday swim with dolphins, and were consider one of the usual tourist destinations where they are held in captivity, please learn more about this FIRST!

Please reconsider. Seek adventures swimming with dolphins in the wild instead.


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      anonymous 5 years ago

      i love this picture i is beautiful

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      Carolan Ross 6 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      @Zut Moon: thanks Mark, added the dolphin dance video.

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      Zut Moon 6 years ago

      I thought the spelling looked wrong ...it's called Dolphin Dance by Tangerine Dream .... ssssshhhheeeee ...

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      Zut Moon 6 years ago

      I thought the spelling looked wrong ...it's called Dolphin Dance by Tangerine Dream .... ssssshhhheeeee ...

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      Zut Moon 6 years ago

      Nice Lens and blessed ...FYI there is a YouTube video Tangerine Dream called Dolphon Dance ... it's incredible ...

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      Miha Gasper 6 years ago from Ljubljana, Slovenia, EU

      Dolphins are adorable!

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      awakeningwellness 6 years ago

      Wouldn't it be wonderful if we were all as happy, playful, caring, and friendly as the dolphins, they always seem to radiate joy!

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      lisefitz 6 years ago

      Thank you for sharing such wonderful dolphin info. I just love dolphins, such mystical and special creatures we can learn from.

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      KimVazquez 7 years ago

      Hi there~ Stopping in to share a post about the dolphins on my blog: http://www.kimvazquez.com/japans-tsunami-blood-dol...

      Peace & Love, Kim

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      spritequeen lm 7 years ago

      Beautiful tribute to a beautiful animal! Thanks for sharing!

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      reflectionhaiku 7 years ago

      Dolphins are the most amazing and graceful creatures and so is this lens. The Dolphin Play Bubble video is incredible . Big thumbs up and lensrolling-

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Beautiful page about a beautiful creature, the dolphin. Lensrolled to Our Florida Vacation

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      Kate Loving Shenk 7 years ago from Lancaster PA

      Beautiful lens. Dolphins are the most intuitive species. My husband and I spent our first date swimming with wild dolphins. They were amazingly gentle with us. And if one of us would have been killed, it would have been a great way to go.

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      sheriangell 7 years ago

      Have heard of The Cove, but still haven't seen it yet. You have a lot of great info here. Lenrolled to Orcas in Captivity.

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      Carolan Ross 7 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Here's what my trusted source in Costa Rica says on this..."I don't agree with captive swim with dolphin programs, but the wild ones are great! In the wild they have a choice to interact or not, while the captive ones they are forced to interact." OK, so I will find the programs that are in the wild vs. captive. Know such exists in Costa Rica, my friend there is involved with a marine sanctuary.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      @CrossCreations: Thanks for the quick response and the interest.

      search Taiji Twelve

      here's a link:

      http://www.underwatertimes.com/news.php?article_id...

      Thanks again for your research and all the great dolphin links you have posted, like the place in Costa Rica, that sounds really cool.

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      Carolan Ross 7 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      I will research this. I do not see swim with dolphin programs as same as the bloody attacks on dolphins presented in 'The Cove' film. Held in captivity is not same as brutal murder. Will research trusted sources and certainly take down any links associated if need be.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Hi, Your site has some great travel info, and as a fellow Dolphin admirer I saw this page and had to follow it. You've got some great educational links here, but if you've seen the Cove, you should understand the horrors that are directly supported by swim with dolphin programs. It would be great if you could take down those links. Families and children shouldn't be encouraged to participate in that. Whale and Dolphin watching-good. Visiting Whales and Dolphins in confinement-terrible. Thanks.

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      kimmanleyort 8 years ago

      Thanks for the visits! This is a beautiful page on dolphins. I am really interested in seeing the Cove. Have heard that it is amazing.

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      hello-im-daphne 8 years ago

      Wow! nice lens. I love dolphins too - and I like your lens way more than mine.

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      Rhonda Albom 8 years ago from New Zealand

      I am also a Dolphin lover. Carol, we have so much in common.

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      Carolan Ross 8 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      @RhondaAlbom: Yep, I noticed that, too. Great minds think alike, eh?

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      WindyWintersHubs 8 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Wonderful Selection of Dolphin Gifts. Aren't they sweet! What an experience to be with dolphins in a pool. I fed dolphins in an aquarium once and...oh, boy, they sure swim fast. Happy New Year and Best Wishes for 2010! :)

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      Seeking Pearls 8 years ago from Pueblo West

      Lovely lens with a delightful selection of unique dolphin gifts. Love the photograph of you you both!

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      jgelien 8 years ago

      Dolphins are my favorite. I love the necklaces. Really nice lens.

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      JuneMary LM 8 years ago

      A good lens. I like the spun glass carosel and the Earth Spirit Necklaces.

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      Rhonda Albom 8 years ago from New Zealand

      I love dolphins. Great selections here. Love the alarm clock.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 8 years ago from United States

      Beautiful Selection! I really like the spun glass carousel.

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      Sandy Mertens 8 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      My favorite is the Dolphin Heart Pendant. Nice work!

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      vanidiana24 8 years ago

      I love dolphins too!

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      Holley Web 8 years ago

      This is too cute! I love dolphins and Flipper was my favorite show when I was a kid!

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      capriliz lm 8 years ago

      Dolphins are fascinating creatures. Love the carousel.

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      oztoo lm 8 years ago

      Love the Dolphin carousel. Dolphins are really quite amazing aren't they. Wonder what they think of us? Great lens.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Wonderful dolphin lens! We look for the dolphins every year when we go to the beach! Beautiful selection of gifts :)

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      Lynne Schroeder 8 years ago from Blue Mountains Australia

      This is a great lens for Dolphin lovers. I have lensrolled it back to my Unique and Unusual Gifts For Whale Lovers lens.

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      clouda9 lm 8 years ago

      Dolphins are just lovely - always hear such positive stories, especially their interactions with humans. The products you have added to this lens are beautiful, my faves are the jewelry. Thanks for inviting me to take a look.

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      Heather Burns 8 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      Love it, lensrolled to my Dolphin Gifts.

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