Dolphin Research Center
58901 Overseas Highway, Grassy Key, FL 33050
Dolphin Research Center welcomed Aleta's new baby on 11/22/09 at 2:22 pm. This video shows precious moments right before and after the birth.
| Are You Ready For Some Football?
The Pro Bowl and the Super Bowl were both in Miami in 2010, but great football gets played all of the time at Dolphin Research Center in the Florida Keys. Check it out!
DRC's latest published research study demonstrates that dolphins not only can imitate, they can also do so without using their eyesight! This flexibility in using multiple perceptual routes has never been shown in any animal other than humans. Check it out!
Wet fun for the entire family! Stand waist-deep on an underwater platform and get to know your new dolfriend!
Our most popular in-water interactive program features two options -- Shallow Water and Deep Water Dolphin Encounter.
|Jax - A Survivor's Tail
In March 2007, a young, injured, orphan dolphin was rescued from the St. John's River. Jax - A Survivor's Tail tells the story of his survival and how he came to live at Dolphin Research Center. This trailer introduces you to the full story.
|Kibby Dolphin of the Month
Kibby - October, 2010 Dolphin of the Month
|Meet a Dolphin
This is the perfect chance to make friends with a dolphin. Join the trainer on the dock and stroke the dolphin's silky skin. Then shake flippers with your new dolfriend.
|Merina and Calf
Early footage of Merina and her baby swimming around and playing. You'll also see Tursi and her baby, and even Theresa join in the fun.
|Paint with a Dolphin
Create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece with a dolphin artist!
|Play with a Dolphin
It's a toss-up who'll have more fun -- you or the dolphins! Pick a toy and take part in dolphin playtime.
|Researcher for a Day
Learn what it's like to be a marine mammal researcher while you spend an exciting day working alongside staff and the dolphins of Dolphin Research Center in the fabulous Florida Keys!
|Trainer for a Day
A dolphin lover's dream come true! Work alongside a dolphin trainer in sessions and experience working with the dolphins yourself. This exciting, intensive all-day program includes Dolphin Encounter and many other fun, hands-on activities!
|Tursi and Calf
Footage of Tursi and her new baby filmed in the first week, November 19, 2010.
|What do Dolphins Understand about Hidden Objects
Find out what we learned about dolphins in Dolphin Research Center's latest published research study. "What do Dolphins Understand about Hidden Objects" was published by the prestigious scientific journal "Animal Cognition".
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