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Module 1 Quiz

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What does BadToFeed stand for?

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What are the goals of BadToFeed?

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Who manages the BadToFeed Program?

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Who are the BTF’s partners?

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The BTF Guidelines supersede the Marine Mammal Protection Act.

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The BTF program is the same as NOAA’s “Dolphin Smart” program

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Swimming with wild dolphins can easily lead to harassing them.

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Touching and petting wild dolphins is OK and legal in Florida.

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Feeding wild dolphins is OK and legal in Florida.

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Touching and feeding wild dolphins is unsafe for both humans and dolphins and it is illegal in the US.

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The BadToFeed Program leads to a certification endorsed by the State of Florida

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The BadToFeed Program is independent from any Government agency and it does not lead to a license.

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The BadToFeed Program is there to allow dolphin tour vendors, captains and guides to become more knowledgeable on the legalities of the interaction with wild dolphins and on dolphin behavior and physiology for more interesting and safer tours.

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Panama City is considered the worst location in the US for wild dolphin harassment

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Most of the problems and risks of injuries to humans by wild dolphins are associated with feeding and touching the animals.

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How long have people been feeding dolphins in Panama City?

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How can we minimize dolphin harassment while allowing the dolphin tour industry to grow?

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How can we promote a sustainable dolphin tour industry in Panama City?

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What is the best way for you as a guide to minimize dolphin harassment during your tours?

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Some of the conditions to be part of the BADTOFEED Program are:

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BTF Guidelines Don’ts

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BTF Guidelines Do's

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For Florida residents, outdoor recreation is:

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For non-resident tourists, outdoor recreation is

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Outdoor recreational activities among Florida residents in order of importance

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Outdoor recreational activities among Florida tourists in order of importance

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Number of participants in ocean marine mammals viewing (our industry) in Florida in 2006

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The economic impact of marine mammals viewing tours in Florida has increased 154% between 1991 and 2006

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Retail sales from dolphin tours are expected to have increased dramatically in the next few years

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According to a survey in Panama City, the majority of dolphin tour vendors are aware that feeding is illegal but 40% of those said it wasn’t harmful

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According to this survey, the main determining factor above cost for selecting a dolphin tour company was the educational content of their tours

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According to this survey, only half of dolphin tour businesses reported informing guests on how to view dolphins without disturbing them

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A study in Sarasota on the dolphin called “Beggar” revealed that during 224 hours of observation, that dolphin bit people …

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People who got bit were either feeding or touching “Beggar”

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“Beggar” died in 2012. Results of necropsy are:

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Some of the recommendations of this study were:

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Some of the effects on wild dolphins  of feeding and touching them are:

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Collateral impacts of feeding and touching on attitudes

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MMPA stands for

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MMPA Agency Regulations 50 CFR 216. To “take” a marine mammal means:

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In the MMPA, Level A harassment means:

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In the MMPA, Level B harassment means:

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NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement follows up on every report of “HI” Human Interaction incident that comes to their attention.

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NOAA and FWC Enforcement place undercover agents on tour boats or jet ski tours.

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A $4,000 fine was given to a Panama City dolphin tour guide for feeding a wild dolphin in June of 2012

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The definition of “harassment” is relative and it is defined by the government

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It is not illegal to feed or pet a dolphin held in a facility and some facilities are charging the public money to feed them and pet them.

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The Marine Mammal Protection Act  does not apply to the Captive Display Industry

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A dolphin held in captivity is still a wild dolphin but the rules concerning it are different then when it is free ranging. The rules applied to a wild dolphin in captivity are dictated by the Department of Agriculture.

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Animal Activists are opposed to both the Captive Display and “Swim With” Industry

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NOAA and the Captive Display Industry and the Wild Dolphin Tour Industry all agree that feeding wild dolphins is harmful and detrimental to both dolphins and humans.

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NOAA and the Captive Display Industry and the Wild Dolphin Tour Industry all agree that dolphins are highly intelligent social animals and that they like to interact with humans.

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NOAA and the Captive Display Industry and the Wild Dolphin Tour Industry all agree that humans love to interact with dolphins

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Whether some people like it or not, there is a “Swim With” Wild Dolphin Tour Industry in Panama City

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The MMPA has been amended to state that feeding wild dolphins is considered as harassment

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The MMPA has been amended to state that swimming with dolphins in the wild is considered as harassment

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The MMPA could be amended to state that swimming with dolphins in the wild is considered as harassment

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Swimming with dolphins in the wild can easily lead to harassment

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There is ambiguity in the statements NOAA is issuing about the legality of and the definition of “Swimming With” dolphins in the wild.

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What can all the parties agree on given the current situation in Panama City

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How do we lessen the risk of harm to the dolphins and humans during dolphin tours at least enough that the benefits are, on balance, worth the risk?

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