Cleaner Pools, Happier Dolphins

South, Singapore
June 2013

Three weeks after the STOMP posting ("Poor conditions for RWS dolphins: Cramped space and algae-stained pool"), Merlion Wayfarer once again had a chance to observe the living conditions of the dolphins. 

(Photos taken at sunset)

It seems that after the resulting media publicity from the article, RWS has finally cleaned up the dolphin enclosures. 

This is how they look this week:

Other than some algae in two of the tanks, most of the tanks are cleaner now. The dolphins appear happier too, frolicking in the sun, swimming more actively, and playing within their group. It was really heartwarming to see the change in their behaviour.

Merlion Wayfarer is glad to have made the difference today. Thank you, STOMP.

"To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others;
To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, 
a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; 
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. 
This is to have succeeded. "
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

This article is currently in STOMP on 15 June 2013:
"What a difference: RWS dolphin pools cleared of algae following STOMPer's report"

(Source : SPH)

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