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Action: Interaction with people
By Species (Marine): Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops Truncatus)
By Species (Marine): Dolphin
Dolphin is a generic term that can describe one of about 40 species in the family Delphinidae. It also can technically apply to the Killer Whale (Orca) but usually is not.
Location: Sea World San Diego
People: Brian (me!)
Special Program: Trainer for a Day
A very in-depth experience. You spend 8 hours shadowing a trainer, and learn how they train and care for the animals. Unfortunately they ended this program a few years ago. It was limited to 3 people per day, which allowed a lot of one-on-one time with trainers and animals, and a very different experience each time. They spend time in several animal areas, including whales, dolphins, sea lions, otters, birds.