So, with that in mind, activists decided that they would take matters into their own hands. They started by capturing footage and photos of the aquarium and sharing the images far and wide. And among those to receive the shocking files were the staff at Dolphin Project.
It was actually back in 1970 that activist Ric O’Barry founded Dolphin Project. Interestingly, O’Barry started out as a dolphin trainer on the TV show Flipper. He later changed his stance, however, and became a passionate advocate against dolphin captivity.