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Posts tagged dolphins

November 30, 2015


dolphin in wake

Loud Dolphins

Dolphins are being drowned out by boat noise pollution, and are consequently having trouble breeding.

October 21, 2015



Humans Can Echolocate, Too

Visually impaired humans can develop the ability to navigate their surroundings using echolocation, like bats and dolphins.

June 16, 2011


Can Animals Count?

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

December 10, 2010


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


Rare And Unusual River Dolphins

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

June 17, 2009


How Whales Became Sailors

Learn how whales became sailors on this Moment of Science.

March 16, 2009


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


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


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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