Friday, February 11, 2011

The World's Oldest Dolphin in Captivity


 By Francesca Allegra

St. Augustine, FL - Nellie, the world’s oldest dolphin in human care, is approaching 58 years of age and will celebrate her birthday with Marineland staff and visitors. The public is invited to join the festivities at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 27, at Marineland’s Dolphin Conservation Center, now an affiliate of the Georgia Aquarium. The celebration will include a fish-and-ice cake made especially for the birthday girl, along with a round of “Happy Birthday” performed by all of her friends and fans. Cake more suitable to the tastes of her human party guests will follow. Continued

1 comment:

  1. GREG MAY OF Orlando, FL says: "For an oceanarium like Marineland to maintain a dolphin in captivity for 57 years is a testament to how well marine life parks care for their animals! Read about Marineland of Florida's fascinating past, present and future at"