What Other Countries Do Here is just a partial list of countries where the display of dolphins and other cetaceans in captivity is either banned outright or has strict legislation in place:
Costa Rica (since 2005)
Great Britain, Australia Belgium, Germany Greece (Athens, 2011)
Israel (display or use of dolphins for entertainment is prohibited)
South Carolina, USA Colombia Brazil (display or use of dolphins for entertainment is prohibited)
Switzerland (since March 14, 2012 import of live cetaceans banned)
Argentina, Nicaragua Guatemala Canada (capture and exploitation of beluga whales banned; orca breeding banned)
Hawaiian Islands, Netherlands Antilles, Haiti, France Mexico, Maldives, Puerto Rico Croatia (ban on keeping cetaceans in captivity – since June 19, 2009)
Chile India (ban on keeping dolphins in captivity since May 17, 2013; declares dolphins and whales as "non-human person")
Mexico (traveling dolphin shows banned in 2015).
What Does All This Tell Us That We Have To Do...That We Actually CAN DO?