The robotic dolphin could be a replacement for live animals in captivity. Photo: Handout The robotic dolphin could be a replacement for live animals in captivity. Photo: Handout
The robotic dolphin could be a replacement for live animals in captivity. Photo: Handout

Chinese aquariums eye robotic dolphins amid ban on wildlife trade

  • Two New Zealand tech entrepreneurs believe their animatronic creation could revolutionise the marine park industry
  • A robotic dolphin costs between US$40-60 million, which the inventors say costs far less than what a traditional aquarium would pay to maintain real animals

Topic |   Animals
The robotic dolphin could be a replacement for live animals in captivity. Photo: Handout The robotic dolphin could be a replacement for live animals in captivity. Photo: Handout
The robotic dolphin could be a replacement for live animals in captivity. Photo: Handout
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