Ric O'Barry

Richard (Ric) O’Barry (born c. 1939) was first recognized in the 1960s for capturing and training the five dolphins that were used in the well-known TV series Flipper. O’Barry made a radical transition from training dolphins in captivity to assertively combating the captivity industry soon after Kathy, one of the Flipper dolphins, died, committing suicide […]

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