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Thursday, February 18, 2010

Dolphins

The dogs are taking a break today....
they are sharing some photos from our trip to Vegas....
this was taken at The Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage Hotel
they are bottle nose dolphins...
it is a education and research based facility...
this is Maverick....isn't he cute...
life expectancy is more than 25 years...
they can reach up to 650 lbs.....
and vary from 6-12 feet long...
males are slightly larger than females...


5 comments:

Dawn said...

LOL! Well that was a shock when I scrolled down, wasn't expecting all that blue. It was kind of like forgetting you're next to the pool and falling in, but drier.

Sorry I haven't been by lately, it's been a crazy week. You know it's bad when you have a tax question and your accountant, from a national firm, want's you to "see what you can find out about it because none of us have dealt with it very often". Yikes! So I'm trying to de-stress and get some visiting in.
Hugs,
Dawn

www.nelliebugs.com said...

OMG I love love love dolphins! :) I love your playlist, too, hehe.

Thanks for stopping by my page! Let me know if your daughter wants some of my business cards, I'll gladly send some.

Sadie@ nelliebugs.blogspot.com

Together We Save said...

Wow - these are really great pictures!!

Callie said...

That looks like a fun day out!
Sunshine!

Cheryl said...

I would love to spend a day with the dolphins. Maverick is cute!