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Each dolphin at the L'Oceanografic at the City of Arts and Science in Valencia, Spain can perform many different tricks.

The bottlenose dolphin is a very energetic and playful animal and twenty of them reside at the L'Oceanografic in Valencia, Spain. The tricks that each dolphin performs are amazing and exciting for visitors to watch while at the aquarium.Staff at the L'Oceanografic in Valencia can make a dolphin do tricks by controlling their food and practicing with them in a form of conditioning known as "clicker training". The dolphin trainer uses two different stimuli to encourage these tricks, one which is fish and the other a whistle. When the tricks are done correctly the dolphin must be rewarded immediately as a way to associate the fish with the last position it adopted.The Bottlenose dolphin is extremely smart and is believed to have a larger brain than humans which makes them very easy to train. A dolphin will perform tricks for the crowds of tourists that come to this aquarium in Valencia, Spain but you will find them playing and frolicking on their own time. ... continue below the picture...


Dolphin Tricks Valencia

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Dolphin Tricks Valencia
Photo of tricks performed by the dolphin family at L'Oceanografic in Valencia, Spain.

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... This particular trick has each dolphin showing off their entire body in their habitat at the L'Oceanografic in Valencia, Spain.Bottlenose Dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, at the L'Oceanographic in the La Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciencies Complex, Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, The City of the Arts and Science, in the City of Valencia, Valencia, Spain, Europe.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/800 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 130mm.

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Dolphin Tricks Valencia
Each dolphin at the L'Oceanografic at the City of Arts and Science in Valencia, Spain can perform many different tricks.
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