Don't Feed Wild Dolphins

NOAA Ocean Today

A Twelve-Step group for wild animals with people-food addictions? Don’t be responsible for getting a dolphin hooked on human handouts! This cartoon satire portrays a dolphin trying to break his addiction.

Marine mammals around the world face many challenges due to interactions with people, from overfishing and entanglement to vessel strikes and disturbance from human sounds. Learn more about sonar's effects on mammals, entanglements with fishing gear, and ship strikes of right whales.

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