clearwater aquariumHi Tampa Bay, have you heard about the movie Dolphin Tale coming to theaters this September? If so, did you know it is based on a true story that took place at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium?

Alex here to tell you about this touching story that was turned into a film. 
 
Dolphin Tale is based on a true story about Winter the dolphin who was injured in a crab trap as a baby, after being found by a boater and rescued by wildlife authorities, she was brought to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium for help. Upon arrival, experts realized her injuries were so severe that her tail would have to be amputated. After her major surgery, aquarium staff wanted her to have as normal of a life as possible, so they found a scientist to make Winter a prosthetic tail. Now she shoots through the water like every other dolphin at the aquarium.

Winter has not only survived tramatic injuries, undergone a large surgery, lost her tail and received a prosthetic tail, but she has had an impact on many.

Click here to read about Winter’s journey and how she has been an inspiration to many!

Don't miss Winter on the big screen this September in the movie Dolphin Tale, which stars Winter, Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd and Harry Connick Jr in Dolphin Tale.

 I can’t wait to see this movie when it hits theaters on September 23!!


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