Discovery Kingdom dolphin dies at age 51

Posted Tuesday, October 4, 2011 8:14 AM | Contributed by Jeff

She was about 95 in human years and the oldest creature at the park when Terry the dolphin, the grande dame of Six Flags Discovery Kingdom's animal collection, died over the weekend, a park spokeswoman said Monday. Marine mammal and veterinary staff were with her when she died Saturday night, spokeswoman Nancy Chan said. Park staff, particularly Terry's trainers, are in mourning, she added.

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011 10:29 AM

95 and was still doing tricks....go on gurl!!

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011 9:52 PM

Wow I did not know dolphins lived that long. I'm going to go read about dolphins on wikipedia now.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011 1:49 AM

I am waiting for PETA to say this dolphin could have lived to be 52 if she was in the wild. lol

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Thursday, October 6, 2011 10:02 AM

I'm waiting for Tom Woosnam to take her body to the StarKist Tuna factory, have her canned and then sell them for $5000 a pop on Ebay. 8o| Yes I went there!

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Thursday, October 6, 2011 6:22 PM

delan said:
95 and was still doing tricks....go on gurl!!

Just like Betty White! (She would WANT me to say it!)

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