Born: June 26, 1988 at Dolphin Marine Conservation Park; Father – Bucky; Mother – Buttons
Species: Indo-Pacific Bottlenosed dolphin (Tursiops aduncus)
Zipper (A.K.A. Zippy) is the son of Bucky and another rescued dolphin, Buttons. He was one of the first dolphins born at Dolphin Marine Conservation Park. His name is a play on words from his mother’s name (Button – Zipper).
Zippy has a laid back charm, enjoys playing ball with guests and playing with his young brother Jet. Zippy participates in our Marine Discovery Presentation aimed at the conservation of marine life through recycling of rubbish and pollution.