The sudden transition from the sea to the cage is distressing and traumatic for dolphins. Many of them don’t survive for long afterwards. These are 7 of the most common signs of stress in captive dolphins.
The Striped Dolphin is a fast swimming and very cosmopolitan marine mammal. Its also a direct target of dolphin hunters. Here are more facts about it.
In addition to the other amazing attributes of dolphins, can dolphins detect pregnancy? Experts weigh in on the debate from a scientific perspective.
The Atlantic Spotted Dolphin is a friendly and well-known species especially to people in the Bahamas. The Atlantic Spotted Dolphin is a cetacean species endemic in the Gulf Stream of the North Atlantic Ocean and other parts of the Atlantic. Adult individuals are easy to identify by the distinctive spotted coloring all over their bodies. This a relatively smaller-sized…
The Chinese White Dolphin is a rare variety of dolphin with a distinct body coloration. It’s native to the waters in parts of China, Hong Kong and some areas in Australia.
The Guiana Dolphin is a relatively smaller-sized animal that can live in both freshwater and salt water. The Guiana Dolphin is a relatively small-sized cetacean dwelling in the Atlantic Ocean around parts of South and Central America. Interestingly, though it’s a member of the oceanic dolphin family (Delphinidae) along with species like the Orcas (killer whales) and…
Although it’s one of the smallest dolphins on Earth, the La Plata Dolphin is one interesting looking animal. It has the longest beak relative to size of any cetacean.
These are the largest dolphins today and they are all referred to as “whales.” Here are some interesting facts about each of them.
The Northern Right Whale Dolphin is an exceptionally smooth bodied and slender species of Oceanic dolphins. Learn all about it here.
The military of different countries regularly use dogs in their operations. But did you know Military Dolphins exist? We’ve got the facts about them here.
The Pygmy Killer Whale is actually a dolphin but unlike most dolphins, it keeps away from humans and it’s particularly aggressive in captivity.
White Killer Whales were once the stuff of myths and legends but that’s no longer the case. In fact, more of them are popping up in Russian waters.