Chasing Mirages

Tag: chinese white dolphin

The captivity dilemma

by on Jan.12, 2013, under Posts

Happy new year!  I’ve made a resolution to post at least three times a month, even if each post is just a photo or a thought.  Let’s see how long this lasts!

A while back, one of the undergrads told us that the nearby Nanning Zoo keeps a Chinese white dolphin.  We had some concerns and suspicions about the dolphin:  that it was being kept in poor conditions; that it had been purchased on the black market in Thailand; that it wasn’t a Chinese white dolphin at all.  We finally had the chance to take a look for ourselves.

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