Dolphin & Shark Statues

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Blue Dolphin Diner
Apalachin, NY
Giant Dolphin
Marathon, FL
The Blue Dolphin Diner features this giant dolphin on its roof. [map]

The Giant Dolphin with the Baby Dolphin stands at the Dolphin Research Center. He/she is 30 feet tall. The dolphin that starred in the TV show "Flipper" is buried at the Center. [map]

Dolphin Fountain
Santa Barbara, CA
Giant Dolphins
Wildwood, NJ
The Dolphin Fountain was created by Bud Bottoms. The bronze statue was installed at the foot of Stearns Wharf in 1985. For more, see this website. [map]

These statues of Giant Dolphins in Wildwood are located at the Starlight Fleet which features dolphin and whale watching trips. [map]

Port Aransas, CA
These Dolphins have been located in front of Bay Quest since at least 2007. The store was recovering from Hurricane Harvey when these photos were taken in 2018. [map]

Dolphins, Seal & Killer Whale
Pismo Beach, CA
These Dolphins, Seal & Killer Whale statues are located at the playground of Dinosaur Caves Park. The park opened in 2003. There is also a Dinosaur & Eggs statue here. [map]

More Dolphin Statues:
Tallahassee, FL

Galveston, TX
Great White Shark [gone]
Washington, DC
This concrete Shark-Man statue was created by Don Canaday. It has been here for many years and withstood Hurricane Ike in 2008. [map]

This Great White Shark statue was installed in 2010 front of the National Geographic Society museum. This display was to promote their "Expedition Great White" TV program. The statue is gone now.

Palace Beachwear and Gifts
Corpus Christi, TX
Bargain Beachwear
North Myrtle Beach, SC
Palace Beachwear and Gifts features a giant shark entrance. Most of these souvenir shops only have mouth entrances -- not the entire shark body. [map]

Bargain Beachwear features a giant shark mouth entrance. [map]

Jaws Beachworld
South Padre Island, TX
Third Coast Beach Company
Corpus Christi, TX
The Jaws Beachworld shark has been there since at least 2007. [map]

The Third Coast Beach Company shark has been there since at least 2007 when the store was known as Destination. [map]

BoJon's Surf & Gift
Port Aransas, TX
Destination Beach & Surf
Port Aransas, TX
The BoJon's Surf & Gift shark head has been here since at least 2006. [map]

The Destination Beach & Surf shark has been here since at least 2007. [map]

There are many other examples of these tourist shop sharks around the U.S. and elsewhere. Some examples include these in Biloxi, MS and Adelaide, AU.