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Winter is the first beneficiary of the controversial MMDA (Marine Mammals with Disabilities Act) of 1977

A two year-old bottlenose dolphin has received an artificial flipper after losing hers in a crab trap out at sea. Winter was only three months-old when she was rescued off the Florida coast by a benevolent fisherman who found her thrashing around in the trap’s line. She nearly died of her injuries and exhaustion.

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Rumor has it that Winter recently auditioned to be Def Leopard’s replacement drummer.

She survived, luckily, but had to have her tail fin amputated, before being placed at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Apparently without her tail she developed a “swimming style that was a cross between an alligator and a shark,” (according to this article), but recently became the recipient of a custom-made artificial flipper from Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics complete with a silicon sleeve and a titanium joint.

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Badass

Another dolphin in Japan, named Fuji, has a prosthesis to replace a “part” of her tail, but Winter’s injuries are even more extensive. Winter will actually need at least three new tails as she grows over the next fifteen years into her full size.

Comments

  1. #1 arachnophile
    November 11, 2007

    I have yet to see any video of either of these prosthetics in action but I’ll admit that I’m really hopeful. Why shouldn’t we apply what we’ve learned about kinaesthetics and prosthetics in situations like this?

    If anything these animals should bring greater awareness to the plight of the wild population. As long as they are being surrounded by sound education, I say, “Go for it.”\

    There’s been some great work done in this area on animals even as large as elephants.

  2. #2 geofry
    April 15, 2008

    ilove it

  3. im a bitch

  4. #4 sodjj
    January 15, 2010

    so good

  5. #5 helena
    January 19, 2010

    i really love this video because i just think its cool…..

  6. #6 sikiş
    December 7, 2010

    I’m with CS– I’m a little flummoxed by the results, having always bought hook, line & sinker into the “no sagittal crest” schema

  7. #7 scott bailey
    February 16, 2011

    i really love dolphins i heard about this if i met that fisherman i would give him the shirt of my back i respect anyone who cares about dolphins enough to go out of their way to save a dolphin good luck to you winter i love u

  8. #8 rizela
    October 5, 2011

    i realy love winter

  9. #9 izmir escort
    October 7, 2011

    I have yet to see any video of either of these prosthetics in action but I’ll admit that I’m really hopeful.

  10. #10 Yolanda Evans
    October 9, 2011

    I took my grandson to see this movie today. We really enjoyed the movie. We are looking forward to going to Clearwater, Florida for a visit to see Winter. It was parts in the movie that made my eyes tear up and parts that made me laugh. My grandson even wanted to go on youtube to see winter we did.

  11. #11 louise fife
    October 18, 2011

    Me and my dad went to see the movie today, I fell in love Winter, shes so cute, its my dream to swim with a dolphin that i love and shes the one i want to swim with.

  12. #12 louise fife
    October 18, 2011

    Me and my dad went to see the movie today, I fell in love Winter, shes so cute, its my dream to swim with a dolphin that i love and shes the one i want to swim with.

  13. #13 mia
    October 25, 2011

    i am a special lady who loves dolphins

  14. #14 shannon
    October 25, 2011

    i think dolphins is gay

  15. #15 mina
    October 26, 2011

    so cute xxxxx

  16. #16 anna
    October 27, 2011

    thats amazing u have to watch the film its based on dolphin tales xxx

  17. #17 K Wood
    October 31, 2011

    Just saw the movie about winter and it is awesome!!!!

  18. #18 michelle byrne
    October 31, 2011

    myself and my daughter went to see movie we loved it. i’ve loved dolphins since i was a little girl i think there fantastic and would love too swim with one. im getting married in 2013 and thinking of going to florida to visit winter. think what you all did is fantastic. xx

  19. #19 holly
    November 5, 2011

    hi my dad and brother and i went to see a film and we have been to Florida to see the space shuttle many of times how do we get to visit and have a tour to see the dolphin???????

  20. #20 Georgette
    November 5, 2011

    I have just seen the film tis morning, it is wonderful I wish I could swim with a dolphin. The story is so nice it made me cried. Thank you very much

  21. #21 hakimsenin
    November 8, 2011

    I went to the see the film and i love it . How i wish i could meet winter in Florida but its really too bad cause i live in Singapore! Loves to Winter from Singapore!!

  22. #22 BASIL
    November 9, 2011

    I HAVE NEVER SEEN A DOLPHIN WITH NO TALE CAN REALLY SWIM WINTER IS THE ONLY DOLPHIN IN HISTORY THAT CAN SWIM WITHOUT A TALE ITS AMAZING ITS REALLY AMAZING

  23. #23 vidya
    November 10, 2011

    it was an amazing movie i liked it very much especialy that boy and winter.

  24. #24 Angela Herrrera
    November 10, 2011

    i just watch the movie it is my best movie i ever watch that is amazing winter could swim without a tail!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :))))))))) <3

  25. #25 olivia
    November 12, 2011

    Me and my freind saw the film so cute i love winter

  26. #26 olivia greensmith
    November 12, 2011

    where in the world is winter?

  27. #27 coraline
    November 12, 2011

    Magnifique film, trés émouvant, mes enfants et moi même avons adoré. Merci à tous ceux qui soignent et qui ont la volonté de faire vivre les dauphins….
    Bravo du SUD de la France, tout prés des îles d’Hyères….

  28. #28 ghada Rustom
    November 13, 2011

    I have seen the film “Dolphin tale” in the cinema. What a wonderful story . I love animals and would love one day to get in contact with winter dolphin. May God give her the best days ever.the story of winter gives hope that no disabilty will stand infront each person capabilities and finally I say when there is a will there is a way.Winter I love you dolphin.

  29. #29 suga
    November 16, 2011

    I have seen the film this morning. it made me happy and cry. am really love it…………. people no disability they must see this movie. it give them some kind of hope.
    i love this movie and i love winter……………………

  30. #30 max
    November 20, 2011

    i loved the movie dolphin tale i loved it i cant wait to see it agian the sadiest part is when they show all of the disabled kids i feel soooo bad :( but also i am a relly good with animals and i dont like to see them get hurt thx bye

  31. #31 caty
    November 26, 2011

    the story inspired me to never give up and when i saw the disabled people in the movie i knew that miracles can happen and the dolphin is my role model and my favorite animal is a dolphin

  32. #32 kate
    December 4, 2011

    i loved it its so cool i thoght it was going to be a sad ending but it wasnt i love dolphins i didnt like the part that she got hurt i felt really sad i loved the movie dohpin tale i dont like seeing animals hurt antway i love all of the animals my favrot animals are …..dolphins and puppys but i love dolphins a bit more thanks and bye :D

  33. #33 Rebecca
    December 4, 2011

    I loved Dolphin Tale!!!!!it’s amazing I loved all the actors and actors ( girl actors). The movie was sooooooo good I recommend it to all family’s, might want to bring the tissue box 😰. I just want a pet dolphin now and name it…..WINTER 🐬. It’s a movie for all ages loved it super movie.

  34. #34 Kathy Farrell
    December 8, 2011

    I fell inlove with the movie. I have loved dolphins all my life. My dream is to some day swim with dolphins. You go Winter!!!

  35. #35 cole
    December 9, 2011

    i just finish watching this movie and wow what a amazing story i still cant stop crying its so aspiring

  36. #36 alüminyum
    December 11, 2011

    They don’t live 14 years for the use I make of them, more like 14 days… anyways they’re too big at that point, less cute.

  37. #37 Blanca Isela Perez Barba
    December 11, 2011

    Acabamos de ver la película de winter y nos sorprendió enormemente,pues el ser humano pasa por situaciones difíciles durante su vida y nos aferramos a la tristeza y la naturaleza nos da lecciones que no nos esperamos. Tenemos un hijo de 11 años insulinodependiente por su diabetes desde hace 9 años y durante su corta vida ha pasado por momentos muy difíciles pues aunque no le falta ningún miembro de su cuerpo siente que es diferente por depender de un aparato infusor de insulina que tiene pegado al cuerpo y si no hay cambios en la ciencia seguirá de por vida usándolo.
    Comento esto porque daniel se indentifica mucho con los delfines y me gustaría saber si hay posibilidades de llevarlo para conocerlo y vea que apesar de que winter es un animal que no razona aunque super inteligentes salió adelate como nosotros sus padres queremos que lo haga.Felicidades por su éxito
    P.D. perdón por hacerlo en español soy de Aguascalientes, México.

  38. #38 sussan
    December 12, 2011

    I JUST SAW THE MOVIE AD IT´S AMAZING

    GREAT STORY; THANK´S TO ALL THE PEOPLE THAT SHARE LOVE AND

    TIME, GOD BLESS YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  39. #39 kirsty
    December 13, 2011

    Amazing story, amazing movie. Love hearing that ppl out there will not give up on a very special animal. I wish I could visit Winter and meet her face to face she is a very unique and well loved animal, my love goes out to her =) xoxo

  40. #40 carissa
    December 15, 2011

    i love the moves saw it on the opening day in queensland austraila i almost cry watching it .
    i love winter

  41. #41 Riley jo martens
    December 16, 2011

    I just saw the movie it was Good,Amazing,and Wonderful.
    Can I ever meet Winter? I’m 7 Years old and I live in AZ.
    My birthday is on 10/27/2004.I’m good at swimming.Can I ever
    swimm with WINTER? How old was Winter when this happened?How many people hepped WINTER? Please write back, WINTER’S
    FRIEND,RILEY JO MARTENS

  42. #42 Peter Baziotis
    December 18, 2011

    Hi me and my son and daughter just saw the film its amazing
    we loved it so much. we live in australia if ever come to Florida USA we will love to come and see winter and hopefully have a swim with her. She is a amazing dolphin
    my kids sent there love to her

  43. #43 orianny rodriguez
    December 18, 2011

    hola mi nombre es orianny acabo de ver la pelicula me facino quiero sabes si el defil se encuentra biien
    ( hello my name is orianny just saw the movie I want to know if facin defile is biien

  44. #44 loody
    December 19, 2011

    i saw the movie it was sooo nice .. its realy good to share like these movies with real stories to everyone all around the world so we can learm such a good lesseons of everthing that can be possibale..

  45. #45 daniel arce
    December 19, 2011

    amamos a los animalitos y desamos lo mejor para todos los heridos por la injusta mano del hombre¡¡¡

  46. #46 austin
    December 20, 2011

    i love winter the movie

  47. #47 whitney
    December 20, 2011

    she is cute

  48. #48 whitney
    December 20, 2011

    i would love to meet her so bad and when r u having a never move about winter

  49. #49 jamie
    December 20, 2011

    I just watched Dolphin Tale it is the most amazing family movie ever..I feel in love with Winter….Such a inspiring movie.

  50. #50 Tyler
    December 21, 2011

    The movie was so good and I would love to meet winter and swim with her.

  51. #51 Soula N.
    December 21, 2011

    A fantastic real story which reminds us at this time of the year….life is PRECIOUS to all who move on this earth. That there is always someone or something that needs that extra attention from those who can give it! Thank you Winter for reminding us this very important message.And to those amazing people who believed that they could move mountains for the impossible to happen! God bless and Merry Christmas to you all from Down Under(Australia)!

  52. #52 Austin
    December 22, 2011

    i ,love winter hes coll

  53. #53 Amany saeed
    December 22, 2011

    That dolphin is the cleverest funniest and cutest I have ever seen in my whole LIFE!

  54. #54 Donald
    December 22, 2011

    I LOVE U DAVID FOSTER!!!! UR MY NUMBER 1 BABY!!

  55. #55 Donald
    December 22, 2011

    I HOPE THAT SOMEONE ON THIS KNOWS DAVID SO THEY CAN TELL HIM WUT THE LAST MESSAGE SAID ABOUT HIM!!! SO IF U DO KNOW HIM RESPOND BACK TO THIS!!! THX I LOVE DAVID SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH!!!!! P.S THIS IS A GIRL
    SIGNED DONALD

  56. #56 emiley
    December 22, 2011

    hi it is winters best freind how saved winter

  57. #57 jemimah lopez
    December 23, 2011

    i love the movie very much i have so much fun when i watche the movie ……i thank god because they give us animal like dolphin

  58. #58 jemimah lopez
    December 23, 2011

    and also that is gods creation with god all things are impossible……

  59. #59 Donald
    December 23, 2011

    my bf saw this movie and he started crying, it was soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo funny. hahaha i really loved this movie.
    p.s. this is a girl not a boy writing this, i jut didnt want to confuse u. lelelololala

  60. #60 Donald
    December 23, 2011

    I LOVE WINTERR SHES SO CUTE AND SHE SWAM WITHOUT A TAIL. I MEAN WUT DOLEPIN CAN REALLY DO THT? WINTER CAN!!!! WHOH I LOVE WINTER SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH AND I CANT WAIT TO SEE HER IN PERSON

  61. #61 Diamond
    December 23, 2011

    OMG !
    I Lovee Winterr She Is Soo Cutee Ndd Whoo Everr Shannonn Is Your A Butt Holee !

  62. #62 kasieam
    December 23, 2011

    hi my name is kasieam schofield i im happy that you pepole
    help winter

  63. #63 jemimah lopez
    December 23, 2011

    superrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr beutiful the story i can`t move on or adjust hahahaha funny

  64. #64 gabriela
    December 24, 2011

    hola pues tequiero mucho tufas numero 1 winter

  65. #65 lisa
    December 26, 2011

    love the movie!!!!!!!!!!!!

  66. #66 Stacy
    December 26, 2011

    Just watched the movie with my kids. what a great movie. Wonderful how the dolphin inspired those amazing people. way to go Winter.

  67. #67 Chris
    December 27, 2011

    What an inspirational story for all involved. Just finished watching the movie and was brought to tears and totally amazed.

  68. #68 lupita
    December 27, 2011

    winter is a wonderful dolphin she is incredible!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOVE YA

  69. #69 Haley myers
    December 27, 2011

    The story of winter is amazing and I can’t Believe that you made a prosthetic tail for winter.

  70. #70 Haley myers
    December 27, 2011

    The story of winter is amazing and I can’t Believe that you made a prosthetic tail for winter.

  71. #71 sondra
    December 27, 2011

    he is soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cute its really sad what happen but i love the movie im crazy about it

  72. #72 sondra
    December 27, 2011

    he is soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cute its really sad what happen but i love the movie im crazy about it

  73. #73 Theuns
    December 27, 2011

    What an incredible story – just watched it Wow it really touched me

    Theuns

    South Africa

  74. #74 Rowell B. Valledor
    December 28, 2011

    A very touching and inspiring story indeed. My 4 year old son can’t get enough of it albeit I suspect its for the mere sight of the dolphins.

    At hindsight though I wish that many of us will be more eager and determined to help our very own kind who suffered from disabilities especially those from the third-world countries who could barely make for there daily sustenance. I should know because I live among them.

  75. #75 cheyanne
    December 28, 2011

    i love winter!!!! i have watched the movie sooo many times and she is just such a huge inspiration to me!!! I wish i could meet her but its too far away.

  76. #76 Florence
    December 28, 2011

    La film Est super bon félicitation aux personne qui l on aider!

    Florence !!!

  77. #77 Kynadi
    December 29, 2011

    Winter I love u so much I couldn’t stop crying yesterday u r so pretty please god make my little winter Ok love u baby girl by the way I’m 9 years old and I love u so muck

  78. #78 Kynadi
    December 29, 2011

    Everyone who thinks they r better needs 2 stop cause winter is way better look at her tale ok now she is one of a kind I love u winter and those people that do think they r better stop and the about the wonderful winter so the people that think they r good stop it and let those hopeless kids and winter have a chance cause they r better who agrees responded back y’all and god and dare beloved winter p.s this is to the people that think they r better I’m 9 years old and I prove this wonderful message so look on the bright side I love u winter

  79. #79 Kynadi
    December 29, 2011

    Oh Shannon up at the top kinda they aren’t gay u r bitch 9 years Old keep that in mind ah

  80. #80 Kynadi
    December 29, 2011

    Winter I have done said my prayers and sang them love u so much baby girl I think I’m gonna cry bye and I don’t ever want u to die but when u do Rest In Peace god take me and winter home

  81. #81 Kynadi
    December 29, 2011

    Almost everyone said something good I love that and WINTER bye baby girl

  82. #82 Kynadi
    December 29, 2011

    Winter I want to see u I want to swim with u and go to heaven with u and these messagees show how much I love u

  83. #83 Kynadi
    December 29, 2011

    I live in benton,luisiana can one of the people from clearwater marine come get me so I can see winter

  84. #84 Kynadi
    December 29, 2011

    Winter your tail is pretty and so r u words can’t bring u down No no they can’t u r a strong dolphin l lOve u

  85. #85 K!;)oo!<''3
    December 29, 2011

    The Film is so interesting and wunderful!!
    Very good!

  86. #86 Kynadi
    December 29, 2011

    I think it is more than interesting ok now grow up and think winter the greatest dolphin oh k!;)oo!<3 and not trying to be mean to u other people who said that hey

  87. #87 Kynadi
    December 30, 2011

    Winter I love u baby girl your always in my ,only my heart baby girl sweet dreams

  88. #88 Anthony et Camille
    December 31, 2011

    C’est un très beau film et émouvant, nous adorons les dauphins et ce film est extraordinaire.

    Chapeau à ceux qui on réussi à lui faire une prothèse pour le garder en vie.

  89. #89 coseze
    December 31, 2011

    omg i just saw the movie it was very interesting.i thought i was gomma cry at the end,instead i just clapped and smile.winter didnt give up because she felt that the staff wasnt gonna give up.this movie was very heart touching and i loved it.i give this movie 5stars

  90. #90 Anna-lisa &Issy
    December 31, 2011

    Love dolphins Love the movie its amazing xxxx

  91. #91 Emma
    January 1, 2012

    Wow! I love dolphins! They’re my favorite animal. I saw A Dolphine Tale and it is my new favorite movie. WInter is now my hero.

  92. #92 brenda
    January 1, 2012

    winter is so cute

  93. #93 Maddi
    January 1, 2012

    I love the movie! Life changing story i think i found what im gunna do when i go grow up.

  94. #94 GRACE
    January 2, 2012

    I think winter is an inspiration to everyone across the globe. She shows that no matter what happens to you like if you get hurt just never stop trying.And that just because you are hurt you are never broken you are still very strong and you can always be filled with hope for friends and family members if they are hurt like winter was.
    Remember anything is possible!

  95. #95 Sharon
    January 5, 2012

    Winter is an amazing dolphin. Your determination in life inspires me and everyone that anything is possible. You just need to have the will to live and succeed. Never stop trying and never forget that family is forever no matter whether you are a human or an animal.

  96. #96 Laura
    January 8, 2012

    Hola, que experiencia tan triste pero a la vez tan alentadora para algunos humanos que al pasar por una situacion asi o similar se echar a morir. La película y sobre todo el final de ella, nos remueve a la mayoria digo yo, ese deseo de conservacion y el de salvar el planeta a como de lugar. Ya que si el hombre no causara tanto daño al ambiente, a este y otros animales no les pasaria esta clase de accidentes. Me alegra mucho que WINTER este bien y que la protesis le haya funcionado. Que inspiradora pelicula, la volveria a ver una y otra vez. Gracias. Laura Mendez de Venezuela.

  97. #97 Laura
    January 8, 2012

    Te quiero mucho, WINTER. Amo todos los animales pero los delfines son mis favoritos. Laura Mendez de Venezuela.

  98. #98 Cameron
    January 8, 2012

    I LOVE WINTER!She is #1

  99. #99 maddy and lizzie
    January 8, 2012

    I LOVE THE MOVIE IT IS JUST LIKE FREE WILLY LIZZIE AOMOST CRYD

  100. #100 gustavo
    January 8, 2012

    la peli esta muy buena, pero lo que mas me gusto es lo que un animal puede hacer, si tiene ganas de vivir. Muchas personas deberíamos tratar de imitarla

  101. #101 Rebecca
    January 8, 2012

    J’ai adorée Winter, elle m’a tellement impressionnée.
    Elle est unique et m’a prouver que nous étions pas les seul êtres ayant de si grand sentiments.
    Elle prouve que peut importe les circonstances physique de n’importe qui,on peut toujours atteindre nos buts.
    Bref, elle est unique et exceptionnel ♥

  102. #102 jemimah lopez
    January 9, 2012

    hello im from philppine i have so much fun when i watched the winter tnxxxxxx writting dis letter is a girl thank you very much 4 da movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  103. #103 paige
    January 11, 2012

    hi you are the best dolphin ever love you

  104. #104 nick
    January 12, 2012

    hi im from paris ont i just saw the movie it was good

  105. #105 vanessa lemus
    January 13, 2012

    naguara de perfecta la pelicula… me encanto.. y gracias a Dios aun en esta vida existen personas tan maravillosas haciendo labores x los animales. Dios los bendiga.

  106. #106 taylee melnechuk
    January 14, 2012

    hy im from florida and i saw the movie and i loveed it

  107. #107 chiara
    January 14, 2012

    ho visto il film e sono molto emozionata. winter è una vera forza e auguro alle persone meno fortunate di avere coraggio come lei.

  108. #108 Gabi Fatigati
    January 14, 2012

    I love Winter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

  109. #109 Elva
    January 14, 2012

    UNA LECCION DE VIDA Y DE ESPERANZA, NOS ENCANTO A MI NOVIO Y A MI… LLORE!! ES UNA HISTORIA MOTIVACIONAL!!!!

  110. #110 Romina
    January 15, 2012

    Ho appena visto il film in Italia e devo dire che mi ha stupito davvero molto! Per me Winter è il delfino più tenero,coccolone e dolce del mondo!Winter già dall’inizio mi ha fatto capire di non arrendersi subito ma che bisogna lottare per le cose.Firmato, una bambina che ti vuole un mondo di bene!!! Ciao da Romina.

  111. #111 Charlie
    January 16, 2012

    I think the movie is so wonderful and I can’t believe the film is actuly based on a real story

  112. #112 Amy Logue
    January 16, 2012

    I would love to get updates on winter is there any way i can do that i seen dolpin tale i loved the movie and would love to find out more thank you xxxxxxx

  113. #113 michael dechaine
    January 17, 2012

    i love winter so much. I want to kiss her

  114. #114 TylerPelletier
    January 17, 2012

    winter is great i love winter he is great swimmer i like the movie the movie is great

  115. #115 Ayberk Gezer
    January 17, 2012

    Mükemmel keşke görebilme imkanım olsaydı :) onu ve siz ona yardım eden herkezi çok seviyorum :) iyiki varısnız

  116. #116 Junibet Camacho
    January 17, 2012

    I love Winter you are great I Love. Is Special Dolphine.

  117. #117 Junibet Camacho
    January 17, 2012

    Es una historia muy hermosa. Nunca habia visto algo tan real y imprecionante llego a lo mas profundo de mis sentimientos me gustaria conocer a Winter. Llore cuando bi la movie. Muy hermosa.

  118. #118 neesh
    January 18, 2012

    I love winter soooooo much….you are a special Dolphine…

  119. #119 Lisa
    January 18, 2012

    I want to swim with Winter…..

  120. #120 v-pills
    January 19, 2012

    Winter già dall’inizio mi ha fatto capire di non arrendersi subito ma che bisogna lottare per le cose.Firmato, una bambina che ti vuole un mondo di bene!!! Ciao da Romina.

  121. #121 Hana
    January 19, 2012

    Awh i just watched dolphin tale on paper view and told my mom this summer we have got to go back to Florida and see

  122. #122 Kit-Kat
    January 20, 2012

    I just watched the movie last night it was so inspiriring I also want to thank Clearwater museum for taking care of her. She is the cuttist dolphin I have ever seen please take good care of her

  123. #123 afrika mangosu
    January 20, 2012

    Nunca habia visto algo tan real y imprecionante llego a lo mas profundo de mis sentimientos me gustaria conocer a Winter. Llore cuando bi la movie. Muy hermosa.

  124. #124 tyreece and luv and geoff
    January 21, 2012

    we love winter and she is sweet we just watched the movie

  125. #125 Eric
    January 21, 2012

    What an inspiring story. My son is 8 and says he loved the movie and the actors and everything about the story, thank you for saving her!

  126. #126 jayden and caitlyn
    January 21, 2012

    its amazing that she lived and what an inspiring story it was great i like sower the best and hazell jayden and caitlyn

  127. #127 Kristi
    January 21, 2012

    I love the movie an winter would love swim with her hope they make another movie about her

  128. #128 Jordan
    January 22, 2012

    Winter is the best. I really don’t like the bird that much and how it snaps at you. Sower is really good with Winter. I love the movie so much. It is amazing that she lived and I can not believe that the movie is a true story.I can not say how much I loved that movie thank you Sower and everyone eise that helped save Winter.

  129. #129 emily
    January 22, 2012

    i love Winter and i feel bad and happy because she lost her tail i am happy because she can swim and that she survived

  130. #130 daeli mendoza
    January 22, 2012

    Im glad you found a tail for winter. I just saw the movie and I loved it.My name is Daeli.

  131. #131 julianna
    January 23, 2012

    I love the movie I would like to meet winter some day

  132. #132 Janildes
    January 25, 2012

    I LOVE THE MOVIE,WINTER IS BEAUTIFUL YOU ARE SPECIAL.

  133. #133 milad
    January 26, 2012

    i love the movie i love winter

  134. #134 milad
    January 26, 2012

    i wish near winter and see winter i am very sad beacuse distanse very ….. my countries iranian

  135. #135 Melina aslanidou
    January 26, 2012

    We love winter… Greece

  136. #136 Melina aslanidou Athens greece
    January 26, 2012

    Mόλις είδα την ταινία με την winter!!!δεν το πιστεύω!!!
    Αγαπάω Πολυ τα δελφίνια αλλα αυτο το κορίτσι
    Πραγματικά μ έκανε να τ αγαπησω περισσότερο…
    Νοιώθω ότι συνδεθηκα μαζι της και το πιστεύω αυτο
    Πως μπορει να συμβεί…
    Keep going winter, you are the most beautiful
    Dolphin in our hearts… You are hope and faith
    Love you so much…
    Thank you people you take care winter… Love you too…

  137. #137 Melina aslanidou Athens greece
    January 26, 2012

    Mόλις είδα την ταινία με την winter!!!δεν το πιστεύω!!!
    Αγαπάω Πολυ τα δελφίνια αλλα αυτο το κορίτσι
    Πραγματικά μ έκανε να τ αγαπησω περισσότερο…
    Νοιώθω ότι συνδεθηκα μαζι της και το πιστεύω αυτο
    Πως μπορει να συμβεί…
    Keep going winter, you are the most beautiful
    Dolphin in our hearts… You are hope and faith
    Love you so much…
    Thank you people you take care winter… Love you too…

  138. #138 Mona Lisa Buck
    January 26, 2012

    We just watched the movie Dolphin Tail it was great and message behind the story line is wonderful too. We need some of our milatary men and women sit down and watch it. We should never give up when we have a disablity because anyone can speak up and so people can and do anything they make up their minds to do. I know as I have been disabled all my life can do something and supprise people all the time. Thank You!
    Sincerly MLB

  139. #139 Geraldine
    January 26, 2012

    Excelente!!!!!!! acabo de ver esta maravillosa historia, es increible. Mi hija de 9 años pide a todas las personas del mundo que cuiden y amen a los animales. El planeta tierra es un mundo maravilloso que hay que cuidar y proteger para que nos de mucho màs. Desde Caracas, Venezuela. Familia Piña Camacho.

  140. #140 nick
    January 28, 2012

    i saw the movie it was so sad i loved it

  141. #141 madison
    January 28, 2012

    i loved it i now wish i had a dolphin it was so sweet i would love to swim with dolphins and play with them i think it would be alot of fun :D

  142. #142 caitlin
    January 29, 2012

    the movie was sooo good and i love dolpines its so nice that they like did something so good to winter i love the name

  143. #143 Maurers bitkisel
    January 29, 2012

    C’est un très beau film et émouvant, nous adorons les dauphins et ce film est extraordinaire.

    Chapeau à ceux qui on réussi à lui faire une prothèse pour le garder en vie.

  144. #144 STEVE-ROBIN DEMERS
    January 29, 2012

    Félicitation! Très émouvant et surtout une très belle leçon de vie pour tous ceux qui ont l’esprit ouvert et qui peuvent comprendre que certains évènements, s’avèrent souvent être un mal pour un bien avec toutes les suites de conséquences pour amener à des solutions…Ce film nous a très bien démontré, qu’il ne faut jamais baisser les bras, mais toujours garder espoir!

    La prochaine fois que je descends en Floride, je me dois de visiter Winter, cette mignonne Dolphine, à Clearwater en Floride au Clearwater Marine Aquarium…

  145. #145 Orlando de souza goncalves
    February 1, 2012

    Lindo filme,mostra q temos condicoes d cuidar da natureza,basta agir com amor!!!

  146. #146 gloria
    February 1, 2012

    Lindo e emocionante a historia desta femea (golfinho) como a raça humana tem a aprender comos animais!

    Vamos respeitá-los

  147. #147 Kalista
    February 1, 2012

    Winter is so cute!!!! I just saw dolphin tale🐬

  148. #148 Martha Jean Smith
    February 2, 2012

    Just saw the movie and it was great.

  149. #149 alexandra p. domingo
    February 3, 2012

    i really love winter

  150. #150 alicia
    February 3, 2012

    Have seen dolphin tale and it was amasing.. I wish everybody could see what they do to animals mostly dolphin’s.. Tank you for helping winter and so many other dolpins

  151. #151 Sophia bellavia
    February 3, 2012

    I loved the movie and this story. Winter i amazing. I love her. How is she doing?

  152. #152 shlbie sterling
    February 4, 2012

    i have feel in love with winter…i love dolphins more than any thing..and this summer im going to try and make my way to see her

  153. #153 tiril
    February 4, 2012

    ååååå jeg liker delfiner kjempe godt og i dag (4 i feb 2012) så jeg gutten og delfinen og jeg ble så rørt jeg elsker den og jeg vil annbefale den filmen også vil jeg hilse winter love you.

  154. #154 Ariana gonzalez
    February 5, 2012

    that movie made me cry(a joyful way)

  155. #155 wendy
    February 6, 2012

    Just saw the movie and I cried, laughed, and fell in love with winter. I want to go see her soon as I can save the monies to go.

  156. #156 grace
    February 6, 2012

    I saw the moive its great! ill tell u aabout myself im 8 years old i have a cat named ivy and a dog named britney we named britney after britney spears my mom says shes named after trouble pop star. Ok back to me i have long brown hair and hazel eyes. And im writeing this at february 6 2012. And this is for winter. Ps.HE IS SO CUTE !!! my birth day is november 11 i was born 204 in pencilvaneya phoenixville hospital my mom was happy to see me by the way do u want me to tell you about my faily i have a brother roman,mom lisa ,dad mike bye bye winter!!!!!

  157. #157 kaitlyn
    February 9, 2012

    Im glad that Winter has a tail. It must be that the “sock” was comfortable beacause,it made the fin move up and down. I can’t belive that a baby dolphin could live without a real tail. Hazl was a smart girl. I was wondering that why didn’t Winter like the other 2 tails?

  158. #158 skylar
    February 11, 2012

    a cute event is a great event. SO so so cute. i want to be a vet or THIS!!!!

  159. #159 patty
    February 11, 2012

    very heart warming i loved it

  160. #160 Maria
    February 11, 2012

    Hello, my name is Maria, I just wanted to say that I’ve never seen an animal like Winter, she is GREATFUL, INCREDIBLE, just AWESOME. Stay strong Winter, kisses from Venezuela. I hope I can see you someday.

  161. #161 Angel
    February 12, 2012

    hmmmmm…. happy ending that i know its true being akid im happy for that because shes nearly die beacause of that infection hmmmm i cried anyway im from philippines its a true story guyz

  162. #162 Tomas
    February 12, 2012

    Tremendo ejemplo de superación que dios los bendiga desde Puerto Rico

  163. #163 سعودي انحراف
    February 12, 2012

    Im glad that Winter has a tail. It must be that the “sock” was comfortable beacause,it made the fin move up and down. I can’t belive that a baby dolphin could live without a real tail. Hazl was a smart girl. I was wondering that why didn’t Winter like the

  164. #164 سعودي انحراف
    February 12, 2012

    very heart warming i loved

  165. #165 سعودي انحراف
    February 12, 2012

    I just wanted to say that I’ve never seen an animal like Winter, she is GREATFUL, INCREDIBLE, just AWESOME. Stay strong Winter, kisses from Venezuela. I hope I can see you someday.

  166. #166 greivin muñoz arce
    February 14, 2012

    es la historia mas bella que e visto,un ejemplo para todos nosotros los humanos que con cualquier preba nos damos por bencidos,dios cuide este delfin.

  167. #167 greivin muñoz arce
    February 14, 2012

    que bella historia,espero tengan la ayuda para seguir adelante.
    saludos desde costa rica,les deseo una vida pura vida,denle un beso por mi a winter,buenas noches.

  168. #168 frizcha amalia
    February 17, 2012

    a lot of people who liked it me too, because she is an intelligent dolphins…..

  169. #169 westley phillips
    February 17, 2012

    I feel bad for winter

  170. #170 elias alberto
    February 17, 2012

    I LOVE YOU WINTER….. you are the cutes animal that i ever seen… an you winter you have a big big heart

  171. #171 Cassidy Badduik
    February 17, 2012

    This is the sadest thing i ever heard! i just watched the movie-beautiful. i hope she is going to be ok!!!!!!!!

  172. #172 darcy
    February 18, 2012

    TO WINTER I HOPE YOU GET BETERSO YOU CAN SWIME WITH ALL THE OTHER DOLPHINS
    LOVE FROM DARCY AND FAMILY

  173. #173 Meiling
    February 18, 2012

    Acabo de ver la pelicula y el video junto a mis 3 hijos, es una bella e inspiradora historia. Experiencias como estas son basicas para una humana formacion para ellos. Dios los bendiga.

  174. #174 Jonathan
    February 18, 2012

    I just sow the movie it was awesome it made me laph it made my mom cry wer is the seaquarium.

  175. #175 Tiff
    February 18, 2012

    Just watched the movie and i wish Winter a very happy life, i think she wil inspire people in the future to use her story to help future Dolphins like her xx

  176. #176 سعودي كول 6666
    February 19, 2012

    Just watched the movie and i wish Winter a very happy life, i think she wil inspire people in the future to use her story to help future Dolphins like her

  177. #177 gustavo
    February 19, 2012

    al principio no queria ver la peli pero estuvo medio chidiya

  178. #178 el director dice:
    February 19, 2012

    me paresio como un CULO. CACA LA PELI

  179. #179 Butch
    February 19, 2012

    Just watched the movie. It is so adorable. The story of Winter is truly a special one. Hope lots and lots of people watch it. Already looking forward to watching the movie again.

  180. #180 alejandro
    February 19, 2012

    I and my family have just seen the movie Winter the dolphin and my wife was very close to cry because this situation is based on the real life eaven realted whit people. we hope to see more moves like that and my family wants a Dolphin.

  181. #181 kaitlyn
    February 20, 2012

    I love you Winter

  182. #182 M. Noor Amin
    February 21, 2012

    I have just seen the film this evening, it is so wonderful, The story is so nice, it made me cried. I love you Winter

  183. #183 argan yağı
    February 24, 2012

    Just watched the movie and i wish Winter a very happy life, i think she wil inspire people in the future to use her story to help future Dolphins like her

  184. #184 Jeni
    February 25, 2012

    I just watched the movie with my 11 year old son and the story of Winter and Sawyer is so inspiring! The dedication, responsibility and love that 11 year old showed truly is amazing! I love dolphins so much and the story of Winter proved my love again- they are truly amazing creatures!!!!

  185. #185 BASIL
    March 3, 2012

    i love you winter hope you get well soon

  186. #186 BASIL
    March 3, 2012

    i love you winter soooooo much you are so cute

  187. #187 joao
    March 3, 2012

    um dos melhores filmes que ja vi na minha VIDA
    e achei tambem muito interessante justamente porque eu amo animais
    esse filme foi irado.

  188. #188 Lisa
    March 7, 2012

    oh i watched dolphin tale and oh my im so happy for winters survival “IS WINTER STILL ALIVE” if so how old is she now?
    does she have a family? whaat made you think of the name winter because its a very very intresting name I LOVE You WINTER SO MUCH. be safe and ur so aborable I HEART WINTER…..

  189. #189 Phatara Ngammhang
    March 9, 2012

    น่ารักมากค่ะ

  190. #190 maria rivera
    March 9, 2012

    Un ejemplo tremendo de superacion llore mucho ya q me identifico mucho con el sufrimiento.

  191. #191 David Landa
    March 15, 2012

    … fantastico, sobre todo que un animalito nos humanice… fantástico

  192. #192 julianna
    March 16, 2012

    I think dolphin tale is a cute movie. I watched it 2 nights in a row.

  193. #193 Wildcat
    March 17, 2012

    Best movie ever I saw and it was just amazing I’m going to buy it!!!i love you winter god bless you and protect you always!!!!!:)

  194. #194 chase
    March 17, 2012

    i love winter and i am sorry for her to lose her tale and she is lucky that she survived i love you winter and i want you i just can’t take you i hope you get a good home

  195. #195 Mamie B
    March 17, 2012

    Is winter still alive? That was the best story I have seen I a long time. I love true stories and this one goes to my top ten!

  196. #196 alüminyum
    March 18, 2012

    A two year-old bottlenose dolphin has received an artificial flipper after losing hers in a crab trap out at sea. Winter was only three months-old when she was rescued off the Florida coast by a benevolent fisherman who found her thrashing around in the trap’s line. She nearly died of her injuries and exhaustion.

  197. #197 Mr J Triffitt
    March 18, 2012

    Fantastic film love the dolphin winter, made me so sad before now so very happy to see winter happy to:)great job everyone at the reasearch centre.

  198. #198 afrika mangosu
    March 19, 2012

    Acabo de ver la pelicula y el video junto a mis 3 hijos, es una bella e inspiradora historia. Experiencias como estas son basicas para una humana formacion para ellos. Dios los bendiga.

  199. #199 küpeşte
    March 20, 2012

    Acabo de ver la pelicula y el video junto a mis 3 hijos, es una bella e inspiradora historia. Experiencias como estas son basicas para una humana formacion para ellosss….

  200. #200 sineklik
    March 20, 2012

    Fantastic film love the dolphin winter, made me so sad before now so very happy to see winter happy to:):)))))))

  201. #201 piramit
    March 22, 2012

    Researchers say this demonstrates a longer memory due to meth, but maybe it just means that when someone stabs you in the throat on meth, the sheer terror of the experience is multiplied ten fold and it leaves more of an impression on your simple three-neuron snail brain.

  202. #202 megan
    March 25, 2012

    i luv winter he is so cute

  203. #203 pedro grillo
    March 26, 2012

    is Winter still alive?

  204. #204 pedro grillo
    March 26, 2012

    is Winter still alive?
    I from Brazil end I wached the move yesterday. Ihave 8 years old. Thank you.

  205. #205 maya thanya
    March 29, 2012

    My Daugter her name is THANYA we are from indonesia, we both is already see the winter movie . winter and the Boy n his friend is so owesome story is so cool my doughter very love the dolphin expecialy winter everytime she wont play that movie…we love winter…

  206. #206 konteyner
    March 30, 2012

    Dolphins, one of the most intelligent animals, damage to the people of the world does not see anything. The animal lovers, heartfelt congratulations to help dolphins.

  207. #207 edwin cahindi
    April 4, 2012

    I Love You………..I’m Happy that you survived in despite of all the injuries you experience, i’m Happy for you!

  208. #208 ashlyn
    April 6, 2012

    Awwwww i just watched the movie tonight i fell in ~LOVE~ with her i wish she was my pet dolphin! Was there really a hurricane? I had a baby squirrl went down a story just like that we found her in our drive way and we needed to get her or our cat would have eaten her she didn’t open her eyes yet! Then one day the door was left open to her room she was in a cage but, our dogs came in and ripped her :””””””’( she was the only baby squirrl i knew that could open her eyes in less then 4 days and before she opened her eyes she would touch things and find the cup and drink out of it i am heart broken she died! :(

  209. #209 Wildcat
    April 11, 2012

    I love you winter!!cute movie

  210. #210 Gemma
    April 16, 2012

    Winter is lovely xx

  211. #211 joel dator
    April 17, 2012

    I just love the movie dolphin tale!Never give up on our dolpins,and handicaps people!Nice!

  212. #212 Cheryl Robertson
    April 20, 2012

    just watched the movie it was really good i just love dolphines i am hopfuly going to florida soon would like to see winter please

  213. #213 Karine
    April 22, 2012

    Absolument extraordinaire, c’est une très belle leçon de vie et ça fait du bien de croire en ses rêves car ça vaut le coup!!

  214. #214 Tommy luddy
    April 22, 2012

    Great movie. My family loved it. Ty.

  215. #215 Sascha Piroth
    April 25, 2012

    hallo mein name ist Sascha und ich finde das was ihr in real getan habt supper cool

    und die Film manschaft es wirklich real rübergebracht habt
    ich bin 36 und mich bewegt normalerweise kein film habe ihn mir nun ein 3 mal angeschaut und muss jedesmal weinen

    macht weiter so und sollte ich mal das geld haben werde ich bestimmt mal reinschauen sind ja nur ein paar tausend km ^^

    glg aus Deutschland

  216. #216 kellzxxx
    April 27, 2012

    I watched the movie 10 minutes ago it’s awesome best movie ever hope i can go and see winter in person one day.

  217. #217 xxooxxoo
    April 28, 2012

    hope winter is happy and healthy and living somewhere safe because i want to go and see her in person.

  218. #218 amy246
    April 30, 2012

    when i whach the movei i crid

  219. #219 Sabdy salcido
    May 2, 2012

    I watched the movie and now winter is my inspiration to help all sea animals <3

  220. #220 ashlyn
    May 2, 2012

    Its still me I watched the movie 4 time i never get tired of it yall are so brave to actually keep up with this dolphin that yall found on shore how she never liked those cases to help her swim thanks for trying :)

  221. #221 rose
    May 3, 2012

    it has been my dream to swim with dolphins and after i saw the movie DOLPHIN TALE i fell in love with Winter and I promise my self i will always care and love dolphins and i will live my dream!

  222. #222 waijagye gilbert
    May 4, 2012

    this is realy so touching. winter has realy made me to love all the sea mammals. av surely come love dolphines.

  223. #223 Nadia
    May 4, 2012

    Crying right now just so amazing I’m so inspired

    WHAT A MIRACLE
    GO WINTER GO WINTER GO WINTER GO WINTER GO WINTER GO WINTER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  224. #224 yuriy
    May 5, 2012

    I love the movie and the dolphins too

  225. es la historia mas bella que e visto,un ejemplo para todos nosotros los humanos que con cualquier preba nos damos por bencidos,dios cuide este delfin.

  226. #226 michelle tan
    blk 554
    June 8, 2012

    winter is so sad.what i wish if i can see him in real life!!!

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