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August 12, 2013

 

A bottlenose dolphin leaps from the water.

Signature Whistles: Do Dolphins Have Names?

Scientists have found new evidence that bottlenose dolphins may address each other by name.

December 10, 2010

 

Two dolphins swimming along the ocean floor

I Get By With A Little Help From My Dolphin Friends

A new study has found that dolphin mothers who get help from female friends are more successful compared to those without help.

December 2, 2005

 

Dolphins and Sponges

We humans tend to favor animals that behave like we do, like dolphins. Scientists have discovered another reason for us to favor dolphins. Like chimps, dolphins use tools to look for food, but while chimps use sticks, a handful of dolphins in Australia’s Shark Bay use sea sponges.

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