Subject: Hand feeding dolphins (fwd)

Mike Williamson (
Tue, 2 Mar 1999 14:29:20 -0500 (EST)

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Date: Sun, 28 Feb 1999 22:51:29 -0500
From: Bob Cooper <>
To: Margaret Baltais <>
Subject: Hand feeding dolphins

>     Hi Bob   Have checked your archives; could only find the  following.
>QLD: Dolphins "Largely unaffected"  by hand-feeding"   Are you aware of
>any research/information  relating to the impacts of hand feeding on
>dolphins.   Any ideas or advice much appreciated. thanks.   regards  
>Simon Baltais Secretary Wildlife  Preservation Society of Queensland
>Bayside Branch PO Box 427 Capalaba QLD 4159  AUSTRALIA email:

Hello Simon,
	I am unaware of any studies relating to the hand feeding of wild
dolphins but, it is also not my area of specialty. I would like to
circulate this amoungst some colleages at the New England Aquarium and
WhaleNet and see what their responses might be.

Bob Cooper