Tag: dolphins

Sculptor takes on new project

By ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS Local wood sculptor and sandcastle extraordinaire, Andy Hancock, is at it again. His current endeavor is a sculpture of a set of dolphins that will be on display at the Super 8 on South Padre Island. Thursday afternoon, Hancock made his way to Laguna Heights to start work …

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NATURE NICHE: Birds need water; dolphins give fish

By SCARLET COLLEY Special to the Parade Putting water out for the birds that are migrating north right now is critical to their survival with the drought that we are having. Please help the birds along their arduous journey. Water is the most important thing that they need. Also be sure to visit trailoftrees.org. In …

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NATURE NICHE: A Mama Mia dolphin for sure

By SCARLET COLLEY Special to the Parade Our dolphin tribe, the tribe of the lower Laguna Madre area, are experts at catching fish. They don’t even use their eyes to do so. They use their built-in radar, sonar. Because of this super human power, you will find them in the muddiest water feeding. If there …

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NATURE NICHE: Rozzi the Amazing Dolphin Dog

By SCARLET COLLEY Special to the Parade Just watch Rozzi and you will know where to point the camera. The dolphins know him well and they like him. Rozzi often steals the show and has been featured in many magazines, talk shows and television shows. Being featured in the BBC Wildlife Magazine was one of …

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NATURE NICHE: Dolphins play with their food

By SCARLET COLLEY Special to the Parade It was just right there at the swing bridge by Long Island Village. There were about four mothers and a few youngsters milling around and around chasing something. Then we saw a thrash, a splash and swoop, a huge sheepshead fish flew out of the water only to …

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NATURE NICHE: Dolphins’ Joyous Gift

By SCARLET COLLEY Special to the Parade Dolphins love. Dolphins play. Sharing their world with us is a very special time and a time that has given so many joys, and many of you are getting warm fuzzies that have had this experience and remember it. It is magical and it is special. The dolphins of …

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