bottlenose dolphin

Dolphins can imitate other dolphins blindfolded


January 21st, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) A dolphin can detect and imitate the fin splashes, swimming movements and other behaviour of fellow dolphins, even when blindfolded.Kelly Jaakkola at the non-profit Dolphin Research Centre in ... Read more...

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Do blindfolded dolphins use ’sixth sense’ to imitate each other?


January 21st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study has found that a blindfolded dolphin can imitate movements of other dolphins, almost as if it has a sixth sense.According to Dr. Kelly Jaakkola at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rare footage of dolphins teaching calf recorded


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Extraordinary events from a baby dolphin's life have been filmed for the first time -- including of an older calf giving an infant a lesson about how to ... Read more...

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How noise pollution affects marine life


September 1st, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): An international team of researchers has developed an approach that integrates advanced computing, X-ray CT scanners, and modern computational methods that give a 3D simulated look inside the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rampant fishing endangers dolphin populations


February 5th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Rampant fishing endangers dolphin populations in the Mediterranean, says a new study. Aviad Scheinin, who specialises in Maritime Civilisations at the University of Haifa, conducted a study supervised ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Scientists: Dolphins Are Non-Human Personalities


January 7th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have raised the plea that dolphins should be treated as creatures with well formed, individual personalities, and not just some animal. They are basing their ... Read more...

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Space-age scanners show how whale’s hearing is affected


November 25th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Space-age scanners are making sense of how sounds generated by navy sonar might affect the hearing of whale - or if they hear it at all. The type of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pink Dolphins at Louisiana Lake


March 4th, 2009 - 10:40 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
According to the Telegraph, a British newspaper, a pink dolphin was discovered by a boat captain in Calcasieu Lake, Louisiana (aka Lake Louisana).The albino dolphin was swimming with his mother on the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

DNA analysis reveals new dolphin species


November 22nd, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Using DNA analysis, scientists have confirmed the discovery of a new third species of bottlenose dolphin in the waters off southern Australia, which is the only second ... Read more...

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Meet the bottlenose dolphin that packs a meaner punch than Mike Tyson!


October 11th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): A boat ride turned out to be a painful experience for an elderly couple, Norman and Barbara Howard, when a bottlenose dolphin leapt up high in the ... Read more...

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Wild dolphins can amazingly also tail-walk on water!


August 20th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 20 (ANI): Scientists have been stunned to see a group of wild dolphins tail-walking on water in the south Australian coast, which has been seen only in trained dolphins ... Read more...

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Gay, lesbian couples common in animal kingdom, say researchers


May 17th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Its not just humans who are gay or lesbian for even animals practice same-sex coupling, says a new research.According to University of Oslo zoologist Petter Bockman, about ... Read more...

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Meet the dolphin thats the worlds first bionic sea creature


May 5th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
London , May 5 (ANI): You must have heard about humans and animals being fitted with artificial limbs, but have you ever imagined a dolphin getting an artificial tail? Well, Winter, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meet the first Brits to be charged with disturbing a dolphin!


February 7th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 7 (ANI): The first people in Britain to be charged with disturbing a bottlenose dolphin had to face a court trial.After downing seven pints in the pub, friends Daniel Buck ... Read more...

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