"Flipper" trainer Ric
O'Barry turned us on to this one.
Back in the 70s Ric buried quite a few
"Flippers" back there.
The Flipper Lie
The truth is, dolphins
don't live very long in captivity. So
we do our best to keep it from the public
eye. If you come to the park (which I
don't advise, It's a serious waste of
money) you will be introduced to "Flipper."
very same "Flipper" from the
TV series? No. But we'll lead you to believe
that. They used 7 "Flippers"
in the show. They're all dead now.
were carrying a dead dolphin back to bury
it and I stopped to look around. There
were no more places left to bury it."