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Posts tagged dolphins

June 16, 2011

 

yellow angelfish swimming on a blue background

Can Animals Count?

One... Two... Three. Humans can count but can animals?

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.

August 24, 2009

 

A river dolphin out of water

Rare And Unusual River Dolphins

Contrary to popular belief, some dolphins find habitat in river waters.

June 17, 2009

 

Whale jumping out of ocean water

How Whales Became Sailors

Learn how whales became sailors on this Moment of Science.

March 16, 2009

 

Two bottlenose dolphins posing

Dolphin Whistles

Dolphins have evolved to live in an aquatic environment, and like bats, they can use sonar to locate prey by emitting different frequencies of sounds.

July 11, 2008

 

Two bottlenose dolphins posing

Sleeping in the Deep

Scientists have long wondered how cetaceans, such as whales and dolphins, are able to get enough sleep. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 16, 2006

 

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Red Tide

Researchers are still working to understand this serious natural phenomenon.

December 2, 2005

 

Sleepless in Dolphintown

Can you imagine lasting an entire month without sleep? Believe it or not, newborn dolphins and killer whales have been observed to do just that. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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