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To promote the scientific study of dolphins and inspire their conservation

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Blog and Field Reports

TGIF - especially when in the field for research!

Published: November 16, 2019
Friday was less windy but still a very full day! We were able to complete three sessions with each dolphin (hurray!) following our revised research…

Wind, Sun, Data Collection!

Published: November 16, 2019
We had a wild ride on the ferry into Blue Lagoon Island on Thursday because of a rolling well and high winds. It was a…

Limited Edition DCP Shirts!

Published: November 14, 2019
It's baaaaaaack! Your chance to get a DCP shirt! This year, our adult short sleeve (5 colors) and adult long sleeve (white & gray) feature…

An Excellent Data Collection Day!

Published: November 14, 2019
On Wednesday, we were able to conduct 4 sessions each with Ludwig and Zig for the delay gratification early training (to assess preference between the…

Returning to Dolphin Encounters for Research!

Published: November 14, 2019
Heather and I arrived to Nassau on Tuesday afternoon for our current few days of data collection on the dolphins at Blue Lagoon Island home…

Animal Behavior & Psychology Field Course: space available

Published: November 10, 2019
DCP is teaching several field courses at our Roatan field site. But, there is ONLY course with space available:   7 - 14 March 2020,…

Calling College Students!!!

Published: October 24, 2019
Dr. Deirdre Yeater is gearing up for her 7th field course with DCP, at our Bimini, The Bahamas field site. Field dates are May 26…

New Article: Pec fin contact between bottlenose & spotted dolphins!

Published: October 23, 2019
DCP has asked a lot of questions about how dolphins use their pectoral fins to touch each other (check out Kathleen & the team's long…

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