Subject: Training whales and dolphins

Martine Berube (martine@sbs.bangor.ac.uk)
Mon, 15 Mar 1999 15:22:21 GMT

At 04.17 PM 14-03-1999 EST, you wrote:
>Hi. I am a teenager that has been interested in studying marine mammals for
>quite some time. I have bought books from book stores near my home and checked
>books out in my school library about marine mammals. One thing that I dream of
>doing is training these magnificent creatures. About three years ago my family
>and I traveled to Sea World in Florida and I was amazed by the animals. I
>would have to say that my favorite marine animal is the Killer Whale. You may
>not be able to help me with this question, but how do you get into whale and
>dolphin training? If you possibly can help answer my question it would help a
>lot. Thanks.
>
>Sincerely,
>Nicole Thornton 
>
Dear Nicole,
You can find information about training marine mammals at the International
Marine Animal Trainers Association site: http://www.imata.org/.

Sincerely, Martine