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Jardim Zoológico de Lisboa Dolphin tank Zoo Lisbon

Discussion in 'Portugal' started by Sealbob, 27 Oct 2011.

  1. Sealbob

    Sealbob Member

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    Hi,

    Next year we hope to visit Lisbon Zoo. I would like to get some more information about their dolphin pools.

    Does someone knows:
    - When the dolphin pool was opened?
    - How many water contains it?
    - Why did they build another pool? And when was it build?
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    - Are they holing sealions or dolphins in this pool?
    - How many liter water contains the second pool?

    Thank you!
     
  2. Sealbob

    Sealbob Member

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    Does no one knows something about the dolphinarium of zoo Lisbon?
     
  3. zoomaniac

    zoomaniac Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, nothing you have asked for.

    I have visited Lisbon Zoo and its dolphinarium a couple of years ago. I would rate it as one of the better Dolphinariums in Europe. Also, even the show was only in Portuguese (which I am not able to speak), it was interesting for foreign visitors as well. And about the presented dolphin skills/tricks I would say: Not Seaworld USA level, but not far away of it.

    I don't remember how many dolphins were there. I guess 5 or 6. And no subadult (or at least not in the show).