Eight Dolphins of Katrina

Eight Dolphins of Katrina

A True Tale of Survival

Book - 2013
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Describes the complex rescue of eight dolphins after Hurricane Katrina demolished their enclosure at a marine park in Mississippi.
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts :, Houghton Mifflin Books for Children,, 2013.
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780547719238
Characteristics: 40 unnumbered pages :,coloured illustrations ;,23 x 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Nascimbene, Yan - Illustrator
Alternative Title: 8 dolphins of Katrina

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Absolutely Disgusting. This is only a book designed to make you think marine parks that feature cetaceans is morally acceptable. (which it's not). Dolphins have no reason to be in captivity in the first place. Nor do people have the right to force them to preform to get their food. The story itself was heartwarming, but the captivity part just doesn't reflect current public opinion on keeping these highly intelligent non-human persons in captivity. I personally believe that dolphins and whales are more intelligent than we are.

So I will give this book a 3/5. Story plot, great -- but captivity, cruel.

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