Author archive: Marianna

Dolphin Diary June 2015

Dolphin Diary June 2015

DOLPHIN DIARY JUNE 2015 Hi Everyone, Firstly and most importantly, CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Mike Bossley on his retirement. Mike’s dedication, hard work and passion has not only helped the Port River Dolphins but has helped Whales and Dolphins around the world. Mike began researching the Port River Dolphins back in 1987. Through his non-invasive research…

Dolphin Diary May 2015

Dolphin Diary May 2015

DOLPHIN DIARY MAY 2015   Hi Everyone,   May has been another great month with plenty of activity.   Tiffany and her family have been in the spotlight this month. Tiffany and Summer were seen back near the Patawalonga  a couple of times during the month. It has been a while since we had heard…

Dolphin Diary April 2015

Dolphin Diary April 2015

Hi Everyone, April has been a great month in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary. It is great to see that this years only resident calf, Hunter is thriving and  growing in leaps and bounds.                   Mouse is a great mum and when she is not busy catching fish…

Dolphin Diary March 2015

Dolphin Diary March 2015

DOLPHIN DIARY MARCH 2015 Hi Everyone, It has been another interesting month. During the recent necropsies SA Museum staff and volunteers made the grim discovery that Graze who died in December had been shot. Shot gun pellets were found in her body. While this is heartbreaking news, I would like to acknowledge, the fishermen who found…

Dolphin Diary February 2015

Dolphin Diary February 2015

  Hi Everyone,   There have been a mixture of highs and lows over the last couple of months. My apologies for the delay in posting the Dolphin Diary. I have ended up combining January and February’s Dolphin Diary as it has been an incredibly busy couple of months.         Unfortunately on…

Dolphin Diary – January 2015

Dolphin Diary - January 2015

  Hi Everyone, Happy New Year! I hope that 2015 is a great year for everyone. It was an interesting end to 2014 with some other marine mammals stealing some of the attention from the Port River Dolphins. On the 3rd December a juvenile Australian sea lion turned up in the inner Port. The young…

Dolphin Diary – December – 2014

Dolphin Diary - December - 2014

Hi Everyone November was another busy month. Wave, one of our much loved dolphins is still missing. Whale and Dolphin Conservation and Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary staff and volunteers are very concerned for her. There has not been a confirmed sighting of Wave since the 19th of September 2014. Wave lost her calf (believed to be…

Dolphin Diary – November 2014

Dolphin Diary - November 2014

  Hi Everyone, The most interesting news of the month is that the Port River Dolphin residents Tiffany and Summer spent most of October travelling in and out of the Patawalonga (Pat) lake at Glenelg.     I had heard that there were two dolphins in the Pat. in early October and thought I would visit…

Dolphin Diary – October 3rd 2014

Dolphin Diary - October 3rd 2014

Hi Everyone,   Unfortunately we had some very sad news this month. On September 10th one of our well known resident dolphins, Wave, had a stillbirth. We observed Wave pushing around the body of her calf for a few days before she let it go. Sadly this is not an unfamiliar sight. In fact poor Wave has lost…

Dolphin Diary – September 2014

Dolphin Diary - September 2014

DOLPHIN DIARY SEPTEMBER 2014 Hi Everyone, There continues to be plenty of activity around the Port by both the dolphins and the dolphin volunteers. It is great to see so many of our resident dolphins spending time together. The Port River resident dolphins are usually seen on their own or in small pods of about…

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