The Amazon River Dolphin is the largest in size among river dolphins and generally considered as the most ‘intelligent.’ Read all about it and the major threats it faces today.
The Taiji Dolphin Hunt remains one of the most infamous cultural activities to date. Taiji, a southwestern coastal town of Japan got into the limelight after the award-winning documentary film, “The Cove,” brought the world’s attention to the brutalities facing dolphins there. The small town is known for its supply of wild dolphins, especially bottlenose dolphins, to aquariums globally. Dolphins…
Dolphins are very inventive when it comes to hunting for food as confirmed by killer whales stealing fish from Alaskan fishermen at an alarming rate. This battle for fish in the Bering Sea is one the killer whales are winning for now.
The South Asian River Dolphin is the group term for 2 subspecies of endangered and ‘blind’ dolphins in parts of Asia.
The beautiful Irrawaddy Dolphin is severely threatened and is now functionally extinct in Laos. The Irrawaddy dolphin is a euryhaline species of oceanic dolphins, i.e. they can tolerate a wide range of water salinity. Though very similar to the beluga whale in appearance, Irrawaddy dolphins are most closely related to the killer whale (orca). They are characterized by a…
The “Smiling” Irrawaddy Dolphin of Myanmar has very little to smile about these days as rogue hunters are pushing this species into extinction.
Dolphins could be described as man’s best friend in the waters. How do they act when we’re not looking? Researchers from 2 universities team up to find out.
No sea creature can prey on the orca whale. Learn all the facts about this dolphin that’s so fierce, its scientific name comes from the Roman god of the underworld, Orcus.
Did you know that dolphins once walked on land? Did you also know what they have in common with chameleons? Our dolphin facts reveal all this information and much more.
The Wholphin is not a myth. It actually exists and it’s an extremely rare mix of a False Killer Whale and a Common Bottlenose Dolphin.
Despite what marine parks would have you believe, here are 10 facts and a video extract, of pretty much what really happens behind the scenes in the Dolphin Captivity Industry.
Keeping dolphins in captivity remains a controversial subject with many arguments for and against it. But what are the real facts and why do people keep them in the first place? Here’s why.