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Capture your Heart- See Winter

Fall/Winter 12-13

Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA), based in beautiful Clearwater Beach, Florida, is the world’s most watched marine life rescue center, having been seen worldwide in the number one box office hit, Dolphin Tale.

Unlike many Aquarium’s, CMA’s primary mission is the rescue, rehabilitation and release of stranded and injured marine life. Come and experience the amazing world of marine life rescue! CMA is host to Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, exotic sea turtles, playful river otters, active sting rays, nurse sharks and a variety of other marine life, each with a unique story to tell.

With a breadth of activities, you can find yourself in the water with a dolphin, feeding a sting ray, watching world-famous open-air dolphin shows, hitting the high seas on an Eco-boat tour, hanging out with trainers in an interactive session, or having your picture taken with one of their dolphins.

Take a behind the scenes tour to see how the animal hospital works or visit the round theatre to watch actual footage of staff and volunteers in action. Visiting CMA allows for a personal and intimate opportunity to learn the stories of each of their residents and how they came into CMA’s care...many at the hands of human interaction.

Most of all you won’t want to miss meeting Winter, the world’s most famous dolphin, who lost her tail in a crab trap but is now healthy and swimming freely. Winter is the star of the number one box office hit Dolphin Tale.

Dolphin Tale, featuring Academy-Award winner Morgan Freeman, Harry Connick, Jr., Ashley Judd, and of course, Winter herself, was filmed at Clearwater Marine Aquarium in 3-D and subsequently became a box office hit.

You will not want to miss the opportunity to see why everyone loves this amazing little dolphin. Come see how Winter is inspiring children and wounded soldiers, and learn how the technology developed for Winter’s tail is now helping injured people walk.

Winter may have lost her tail, but she will capture your heart