Did you know there are currently 9 dolphins suffering on the Las Vegas strip at the Mirage hotel? Stay up to date with our research via our blog.
Continue to place pressure on MGM officials to provide a simple shade structure to protect the dolphins anguishing from the intense UV rays.
‘Free the Mojave Dolphins’ is my personal passion project. I photograph, video, organize, and do whatever I can to help these animals here at the Mirage, and I have been doing so since 2013. I have held many protests and events related to this cause over the years. I have held many demonstrations on the…Read More
The ‘dolphin death pool’ in Las Vegas has claimed its 14th victim. Bella died at the Mirage Dolphin Habitat in the Mojave Desert on April 14th, 2022 after undergoing treatment for gastroenteritis for several weeks, according to a press release sent out to local news stations.Read More
It’s with an extremely heavy heart that I write this blog post. The Mirage, once nicknamed the “Dolphin Death Pool in the Desert“, has bred another calf into their artificial pod. This is the 3rd calf in 3 years. She was born on August 16th. The mother is Bella. She is just shy of her 11th birthday.…Read More
During Spring of 2017, I started to receive reports that at least one of the dolphins at the Mirage was pregnant. On July 17th 2017, local news reported that Huf-N-Puf gave birth to a female dolphin calf at the Mirage. The father was Lightning. This is their third calf together. Her siblings are Bella…Read More
In a press statement from MGM, a 12-year old bottlenose dolphin named Beetle died on Oct. 27 of unknown causes. Beetle was the 13th dolphin to die at The Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage in Las Vegas. Historically, this facility has had 22 dolphins — now with a 59 percent mortality rate and an average…Read More
#AskSeaworld Campaign #AskSeaworld @SeaWorld If you care about your animals, why did you dump your “problem” dolphin out in the desert? pic.twitter.com/sQ7gvDGChY (click here to send tweet) #AskSeaworld @SeaWorld if you provide the best care, why are your animals in the desert w/o shade? #MojaveDolphins pic.twitter.com/NBbTbbaS66 (click here to send tweet) #AskSeaworld Hey @SeaWorld, how…Read More
Earlier this month, Comedian Joe Rogan spoke out against dolphin captivity at The Mirage to The Las Vegas Review Journal. Rogan, who had a show scheduled at The Mirage Room, a theater that hosts the “Aces of Comedy” comedians decided to switch venues due to his opinions against dolphin captivity. The Aces of Comedy…Read More
We visited the dolphin habitat for World Wildlife Day back in the beginning of March. The first thing we noticed when we arrived was a female dolphin, whom we believe to be Bella, repeatedly sliding out onto her scale. The facility had just opened to the public. There were no trainers present around the main…Read More