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Voluntary Computerized Tomography Scanning of Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins & California Sea Lions

In late 2019, Ocean Park and Ocean Park Conservation Foundation Hong Kong launched the Hong Kong Marine Life Stranding and Education Center More

Setting them up to Succeed

Keep them thinking More

Regional Reports

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Voluntary Computerized Tomography Scanning of Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins <em>(Tursiops aduncus)</em> & California Sea Lions <em>(Zalophus californianus)</em>

Voluntary Computerized Tomography Scanning of Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) & California Sea Lions (Zalophus californianus)

Ocean Park has been involved in husbandry training for bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) for many years. Throughout these years of training, we have developed a wide scope of husbandry training for different cases, such as training for specialized medical procedures like ophthalmic examinations, dental treatment, and artificial insemination.

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Setting them up to Succeed – Keep them thinking

Setting them up to Succeed – Keep them thinking

Learning can take place in two key states of mind: either in a state of active thinking, or a state of anxious reactivity. Keeping an animal thinking actively is fundamental to ensuring that their learning remains on a path of steady progress. One of the most common ways for an animal to become stressed and reactive is for them to not be succeeding on a consistent basis.

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President's Corner

President's Corner

A few words from IMATA's President, Michael Hunt.

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Regional Reports

Regional Reports

Keep up on news from IMATA members around the world.

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Conservation Briefs

Conservation Briefs

Long Term Success of Sea Turtle Recovery – Watercraft Collision Affecting Small Marine Animals – True's Beaked Whale Stranded in UK

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Off The Shelf

Off The Shelf

Book Review: The Animal Dialogues - Uncommon Encounters in the Wild, by Craig Childs

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Notices and Announcements

Notices and Announcements

Information on upcoming workshops, seminars, conferences, and more.

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IMATA Business

IMATA Board and Committees

Board Members and Committees at the time of this issue

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The Editorial Staff

President's Corner

A few words from IMATA's President, Michael Hunt.

Departments

Regional Reports

Keep up on news from IMATA members around the world.

Conservation Briefs

Features conservation tidbits from around the world

Off The Shelf

Book Review: The Animal Dialogues - Uncommon Encounters in the Wild, by Craig Childs

Notices and Announcements

Information on upcoming workshops, seminars, conferences, and more.

Animal Facts

Beluga

Scientific name: Delphinapterus leucas

Green Conservation

Green House Gas

Greenhouse gases (CO2 Equivalents): 13,408,395,941 pounds, as much as the emissions produced by 1.2 million cars