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By Richard O'Barry

ISBN-10: 1608871053

ISBN-13: 9781608871056

Behind the Dolphin Smile is the heart-felt precise tale of an animal lover who devoted his lifestyles to learning and coaching dolphins, yet within the method chanced on that he eventually had to set them unfastened. Ric O’Barry stocks his trip with dolphins and different sea mammals during this appealing autobiographical glance again at his years as a dolphin coach for aquatic topic parks, videos, and tv. additionally incorporated is a preface relaying a first-hand account of his adventures filming the 2010 Academy Award–winning documentary The Cove, which covertly exposed Japan’s inhumane dolphin-hunting practices. O’Barry, a winning animal coach who had had everything—money, flashy vehicles, lovely women—came to gain that dolphins have been effortless to coach, no longer as a result of his nice expertise, yet simply because they possessed nice intelligence, and that protecting them in captivity was once merciless and morally fallacious. O’Barry now dedicates his lifestyles to preventing the exploitation of those extraordinary mammals by means of retraining them to come to their common habitats.

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We agreed we had to shut it down, but how? The only way to try to stop the dolphin slaughter was to keep showing up in the remote village of Taiji and go on patrol. We knew we had to monitor, advocate, film, and bring international media attention to the dolphin slaughter and related captures. One of the main reasons that the killing continues is that very few people, both in Japan and around the world, even know it is happening. If you ask the average Japanese person on the street (as was done in The Cove), most will tell you they do not know that dolphins are being killed in Japan and are surprised and even outraged by it.

Something had to be done. I clambered over the beam舒it was a foot or so underwater舒and got into the pen with him. If he wouldn舗t come to my urging, I would simply lead him out. Charlie Brown came over to me, clicking, snorting, and whistling. 舡 I dog-paddled over to the beam, but Charlie Brown hung back. Dolphins are the most empathetic of creatures; at times their insight approaches genius. Some people say this is because their brains are larger than ours, which they are, and so they must be more intelligent.

I got up and went back downstairs to the bar and nursed another beer. Why hadn舗t I taken the second flight to Bimini instead of the first? I glanced at myself in the mirror. Face tense, mouth taut, eyes with a fanatical gleam. It was amazing that I hadn舗t been arrested for looking like this. Like everything else in Bimini, nightfall takes an eternity, but evening finally came and began slipping into night. The last flight back to Miami had left and I had drunk about all the beer I could hold, but once again I was full of doubt.

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