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Dolphin Calf Born at the Mirage in Las Vegas

Another reason to visit the Mirage in Las Vegas has been born. The said casino-resort welcomes the guests to see the newly born bottlenose dolphin calf. This new addition to the dolphin family of the resort will definitely bring luck and joy to the guests.

The female dolphin calf was brought to world last July 17. It was a successful and smooth delivery that made everyone relieved. In fact, the baby female calf immediately swam onto the surface of the water as soon as she was delivered. No assistance was needed for the baby female calf to take her first breath as she swam. A name has yet to be given to this little dolphin since the casino-resort has not provided any.

Mirage and its Conservation Efforts

The Mirage is known for its luxurious hotel and entertaining casino. It has a lot to offer its guests, from dumbfounding concerts to mouth-watering dishes of its restaurants. Guests also love its enchanting bar and other amenities. Mirage’s gaming area is simply remarkable. If you want No Deposit Casinos – 100’s of No Deposit Bonuses, you can also check out their website. There are lots of bonuses and rewards that this casino is providing its newbie and loyal players. Casino fanatics will surely enjoy not just the games but also the resort’s facilities.

This casino-resort allows its guests to experience more than just the gambling money. It also lets the people be closer to nature. Mirage has its Siegfried and Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat offering several tour packages. Each package includes an encounter with the resort’s preserved animals such as bottlenose dolphins, lions, tigers, and leopards. Guests do not need to go far away just to meet and greet these fun creatures because they are within the reach from the resort.

David Blasko, the director of animal care of Mirage, promotes the resort’s effort in conserving these animals for the future generation. This initiative aims to take care these creatures both on land and in water. Blasko is indeed thrilled to share with everyone how they were able to successfully facilitate the birth of this new baby dolphin calf. Aside from the health of the newly born calf, the resort’s staff also shared the great situation of its mother dolphin named Huf n Puf. The mother dolphin is seen to be doing well after giving birth to a healthy baby girl. It is truly a remarkable milestone for this luxurious casino-resort.

Guests can see the newly born female dolphin calf and other animals by availing a ticket starting at $22 for adults and $17 for kids up to 12 years old. Children under 4 years old are free of charge. A reservation is recommended prior to visiting the facility. For a great experience, guests can interact with the dolphins for an added cost.

Interacting with Mirage’s Dolphins

Get up close and personal with our dolphins as you work with dolphin specialists to go from tourist to trainer

Different tour packages are available for the guests. There is a sure fit for every guest based on his or her preference. Some of the packages include a behind-the-scenes VIP tour, a training seminar with dolphins, a painting session with dolphins, and a yoga with dolphins. Prices vary depending on the tour package that the guest will avail.

If you fancy being a dolphin trainer, you can do so with the Trainer For A Day package. An expert will guide you on how to mingle with dolphins. You will be required to swim with them and do some hands-on activities. This 5-hour experience also includes fruit and pastry breakfast, a sumptuous lunch, and a bunch of photos during the encounter. Being a dolphin trainer for a few hours only costs $495.

Another adventure to try is the Painting With Dolphins, which costs $159. In this package, you will be given one to three colors and 8×10 canvass for the dolphins to paint on. You will surely be amazed by the artistic side of these sea mammals. After this session, you will be able to take home the masterpiece that you and the dolphin made. In addition, a 6×8 photo of you with the lovely dolphin will be yours too. Note that a guest must be at least 8 years old to be eligible to avail this package.

A one hour morning session of yoga with the dolphins can also be a good option if you want to destress. Guests who will avail this package are entitled to use the full spa facility with the dolphins in the underwater viewing area. After the breathing, stretching, and doing some dolphin poses, guests are handed a complimentary smoothie to be refreshed. Anyone will absolutely be relaxed with this activity and good view of the friendly dolphins. A reservation is required for this yoga package.

There is also a VIP tour that gives the guest an exclusive access on the resort’s behind-the-scenes. A tour guide will share how the staff care for the different animals and the facilities. The exclusive tour lasts for around an hour. The price of the said tour costs $200 and it comes with a 6×8 photo for each guest. The group tour can only accommodate up to 5 guests at a time.

Resort’s Reminders

Guests are allowed to visit the Siegfried and Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat from 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM. The last admission is set at 5:30 PM. Guests coming beyond the said admission time will no longer be entertained.

Having an access to the resort will allow you to see the baby dolphin calf together with her mother Huf n Puf and her grandmother named Duchess. The father of the said baby dolphin, which is named Lightning, is also available for viewing in a separate pool. #/p

An annual pass for the garden and dolphin habitat is also available for as low as $55. This entitles the annual pass holder an access all year round and additional 10% discount on selected shops within the area. For questions and reservations, guests may call at 702.791.7188 or send an email at secretgarden@mirage.com.

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