WATCH: Trainer attacked by dolphin during show at Miami Seaquarium

Trainer taken to hospital after attack, according to reports

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MIAMI, Fla. – A dolphin attacked a trainer at Miami Seaquarium Saturday, and it was caught on camera by an audience member at the Flipper show, according to WPLG.

A dolphin named Sundance can be seen on video breaking from its performance routine and attacking the trainer.

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Shannon Carpenter caught the harrowing ordeal on video while viewing the show with her family. She shared her video on TikTok and it’s posted below.

In the video, you can see the trainer swimming to the side of the pool to get out of the water and then comforted by another person in the pool area.

According to WPLG, the trainer was transported by ambulance to an area hospital.

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@scphoto_ky A dolphin trainer was just attacked by Flipper. Police just arrived. :( #dolphinattack #miami #seaquarium ♬ original sound - SCPhoto_KY