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Blog and Field Reports

DCP's Newest Field Course Taking Sign-ups!

Published: April 04, 2016
DCP is offering a brand new field course in collaboration with Dr. Shane Kanatous, Colorado State University. This is a Field Course in Animal Behavior…

DCP-DE Innovative Study Short Video

Published: March 28, 2016
DCP DE Innovative Study 2016 from Dolphin Communication Project on Vimeo.t Here is a short video that showcases the Innovative Study we conducted at Dolphin…

DCP RIMS March 2016 Summary

Published: March 21, 2016
Saturday was our travel day to return home. Sunday was a recovery day from a very productive, action-filled week and a long day of return…

We Don’t Want to Go Home!

Published: March 19, 2016
Today - Friday – was our last full day on Roatan, unfortunately! We finished analyzing our soil samples – yeah! We did our last morning…

Official 2016 Shirt Fundraiser!

Published: March 17, 2016
DCP is pleased to offer our supporters the chance to look good in classic white tees and rash guards. Short-sleeve tees are available in adult…

The Day We’ve Been Waiting for!

Published: March 17, 2016
Not only did we do research in the morning, but we swam with the dolphins, too! Not only did we have a great breakfast followed…

Flipper Fun, Free Time & Fiesta!!

Published: March 16, 2016
Dolphins and Dolphins – with timing help to make our scan sample observations more efficient. We had a few students from Iowa State join us…

Today was Off the Boat!

Published: March 15, 2016
It was a Long, Long Day!! But it was a very good day! We made some dolphin observations this morning – seeing much socio-sexual play.…


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