Connecting With Winter Across ContinentsIn 2011, seven-year-old Luciana Soto and her mother Viviana went to see Dolphin Tale in their hometown of Buenos Aires, Argentina. There was no doubt that they felt an instant connection to Winter’s story of survival and... Read More
Former U.S. Army Sergeant Eric Edmundson and his family have bonded over the inspiration they found in Winter the Dolphin’s story, and came to meet her!
Camp No Limits Participants Meet Their Hero Winter the Dolphin Part of Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s mission is to not only rescue, rehab and release marine animals, but also to inspire the human spirit. On January 18, 35 children with limb loss and limb differences... Read More
Young Winter the Dolphin Fan Wows the World with First Steps You may recognize Maya Tisdale, or “Mighty Miss Maya,” as she’s better known, from the inspiring video of her first steps that went viral. 5-year-old Maya from Michigan has been defying the... Read More
Funds Raised for Rescued Dolphins With Help From Baseball Player 12-year-old Jordan Young from Hartland, Wisconsin raised $1,000 for Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home of Winter and Hope, the rescued dolphins featured in the movies Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2. Young... Read More
Fifteen-year-old with cochlear implants meets her inspiration at Clearwater Marine Aquarium Fifteen-year-old Genevieve Basile’s dream came true when she met her inspirations Winter and Hope the dolphins at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Genevieve, who is deaf, was... Read More
Tiffany Johnson and Winter, the rescued dolphin at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, have a lot in common. Both Winter and Tiffany lost a part of their bodies, but their stories of survival are used to inspire others.
Two amputees inspired by Winter the dolphin met their hero at Clearwater Marine Aquarium on Wed., April 11, during Limb Loss Awareness Month.
Ricky has been a longtime favorite at CMA, and is now joined by a few more feathered friends, Matthew, Tyndall and Skylar in our newest aviary habitat, the new Rufus Beach.
In 2016, Mike Malkov, the CMA Parking Lead at the time, saved the life of a guest at the aquarium. Bill Bushman, who was visiting the aquarium with his family, suffered a severe heart attack while waiting for their ride home.