Former Trainer Shares Heartbreaking Story of Makaiko the Dolphin

Posted on 09/08/2020 by World Animal Protection US

 I met Makaiko the dolphin while working as a marine mammal trainer at an attraction in Mexico in 2001, 19 years ago. This is the story of his life performing for people. But it’s also the sad reality for thousands of other dolphins trapped in captivity for tourist entertainment .