From Marineland Dolphin Adventure
Marineland Dolphin Adventure revealed the name of the newest female dolphin calf is Coquina. The name was voted one by fans and guests of Marineland Dolphin Adventure in the â€œWhatâ€™s In A Name?â€ Dolphin Adventure Sweepstakes sponsored by AT&T on Marinelandâ€™s Facebook page between Aug. 2 and Sept. 5.
The final four names to vote on were chosen by Marineland Dolphin Adventure and Georgia Aquarium staff in an internal naming contest and includedÂ Calypso, Coquina, Shimmer and Stella. Over 3,000 people participated in the contest. Coquina won with almost 40 percent of the total vote. Coquina is also the soft limestone rock consisting of shells and corals that is found around northeast Florida.
Marineland teamed up with CBS47/FOX30 Action News Jax to help find the perfect name for the dolphin calf. Tune into CBS47 and FOX30 Action NewsÂ at noon Friday, Sept. 12Â to see how the name was revealed.
Â Coquina was born in May at Marineland Dolphin Adventure. The public is invited to visit MarinelandÂ Â fromÂ 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Â Saturday, Sept. 13 for Family Fun DayÂ â€”Â meet Coquina and enjoy a day of family-friendly activities and entertainment with Marinelandâ€™s resident dolphins.Â For more information, go toÂ www.marineland.net. Â