Atlantic Spotted Dolphins have close ties between mothers and calves. Females mature around 9 or 10 years and are able to get pregnant at that time. Many dolphin females learn how to babysit. It isn’t unusual to see grandmothers with their daughters and grandchildren. It’s one big happy family. In this short film you will
When explore.org visited the dolphin research center in the Bahamas, we saw first hand not only the majestic nature of dolphins, but their mind-blowing intelligence. From Discovery: When human measures for intelligence are applied to other species, dolphins are second only toHomo sapiens in brainpower, according to Lori Marino, a senior lecturer in neuroscience and behavioral
In an amazing discovery, scientists have found that dolphins make-up their own, individual names. They say and use their names to call and identify one another. Now scientists “are wondering, what else are they saying?” (NYTimes). All things dolphin at explore.org.
Day 9: With the Greatest of Ease! Bottlenose dolphins have been observed to breach up to 16 feet (4.9 meters) out of the water, landing with a splash on their back or side. (NatGeo) See the dolphins do their tricks in the wild at explore.org.