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Fact Of The Week: The Name Game

FACT OF THE WEEK: Bottlenose dolphins may address each other by name!

MORE ON THIS: Recent research has suggested that bottlenose dolphins have individually unique signature whistles that are equivalent to human names. 286 more words


Two not-so-common dolphins...

Morning Readers!

 WO Clare checking in for another instalment of our weekly blog from the Brittany Ferries Cap Finistere! After last week proved relatively quiet on the cetacean front, Chantelle and I were both hopeful for calm seas and plentiful sightings. 1,373 more words

Bottlenose Dolphin Adopts a Baby Orphan of a Different Species

Dolphin watchers discovered a rare occurrence recently off the New Zealand coast: A bottlenose dolphin adopted an abandoned common dolphin pup.

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Dolphins in Ischia

So after visiting Pompeii, I took a hydrofoil from Naples to the port of Casamicciola on the island of Ischia, to get on with the main purpose of my trip – volunteering on the… 686 more words


There She Blows!!

Unbelievably exciting day here in Sandy Point. We had 3 encounters: bottlenose dolphins, sperm whales (oh yes we did), and spotted dolphins. And the best part? 665 more words


10 Incredible Photos of Animals In The Womb

The chance to see things from a different perspective ranks among humanity’s great needs. The following images of animals in the womb offer a totally new way of seeing other species on this planet; they cause us to pause, and—at least for a short time—to reflect on everything that is incredible about existence. 573 more words


10 Animals That Practice Homosexuality

Scientific research is spotting a surprising range of animals that engage in same-sex relationships. In this mind-expanding list, we will look at the “Lesbian Albatrosses” of Hawaii; male dolphins who keep boyfriends; and sam-sex seagull couples who adopt young to raise together. 1,198 more words