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App Advice Review of Wild Dolphins iPad AppThrilled with AppAdvice’s coverage of our Wild Dolphins app!

If you took your family out to see Dolphin Tale in theaters this weekend, or if you are simply interested in the wonderful world of marine mammals, you have to check out Wild Dolphins for iPad. It’s a new educational app by Polymash, our latest AppAdvice Daily podcast sponsor, that tells the story behind Winter, a dolphin who gets caught in a crab trap near Florida, and her miraculous recovery.

We are loving the awesome review Tyler Tschida wrote on AppAdvice! And we appreciate picking up the true theme and purpose of the app, which is to help protect dolphins in the wild.

But Wild Dolphins isn’t just about Winter. The app also features stories about how the team at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute saved the lives of other dolphins like Rio, Mono, and Hiho.

Celebrating Winter the Wild Dolphin

Kevin Carroll, Juli Goldstein, Stephen McCulloch

Developing the Wild Dolphins iPad app with Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute brought us (Polymash) into the true story of Winter, the star of the movie “Dolphin Tale”.

Our friends from Harbor Branch invited us to the Clearwater Premiere to celebrate the release of the movie with them.  While the story surrounding Winter’s rescue and rehabilitation in the movie is fictitious, much about the actual story of Winter herself, particularly her rehabilitation, is a fair representation of what actually happened according to the people involved in Winter’s real life journey.

It was a joy to meet some of the people who were part of both the true story and those who were part of the movie itself.  I’d like to introduce you to just a few of them here.

Susan Mazza and Dan Strempka

Kevin Carroll and Dan Strzempka, the creators of Winter’s prosthetic tale, from Hanger Prosthetics, were as warm and gracious in person as we experienced them in contributing their story to the app.  They expressed their joy in being part of the Winter’s miraculous story, their beautiful relationship with Winter, as well as their gratitude for the incredible team of people who care for her and the people who rescue and care for dolphins every day.  Their significant investment in Winter has clearly been a labor of love and in the process has contributed significantly to the people their company, Hanger Prosthetics, serves.

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AppAdvice Podcast

The AppAdvice web site is running a podcast feature of our “Wild Dolphins” app next week, from  September 26th through October 2nd. have a look at the background art we created for the podcast… I’ll post a link to the podcast and review of our app next week when it’s live!

Wild Dolphins – iPad App Demo Reel

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Winter Inspires Hope

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Wild Dolphins iPad App – Gallery

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We are excited to announce our new iPad app “Wild Dolphins”

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Wild Dolphins tells the story of Winter the dolphin, and how Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute has been rescuing marine mammals for over a decade.

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Winter’s Story, and much more!

In addition to the story of Winter the dolphin, our app features many more rescues, facts and information on protecting marine mammals

Don’t Feed Wild Dolphins

As you read about marine mammals, learn about what you can do to help

10 Big Threats to Dolphins

Dolphins face many dangers