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Warming Ocean Temperatures Putting Dolphins In Danger

The population of bottlenose dolphins in Shark Bay, Western Australia, is under threat, according to a new study. Their survival and reproduction rates declined since the marine heatwave in 2011.

Animals April 3, 2019

Growing Ocean Noise Affecting Dolphin Calls: Study

Researchers found that dolphins tend to simplify their calls and whistles because of the growing ocean noise. How can this affect the creatures' ability to communicate?

Animals October 28, 2018

Captive Dolphins Enjoy Playing With Humans According To ‘Measurement’ Of Their Happiness

A group of French scientists tried to ‘measure’ the happiness felt by captive dolphins when they interact with humans. Their study suggested that dolphins confined in recreational activities are motivated and eager to play with humans.

Animals May 29, 2018

US Navy Dolphins To Help Save Endangered Vaquita Porpoises From Extinction

Trained bottlenose dolphins will use their natural sonar to locate the elusive vaquita porpoises in the Gulf of California. How can the cetaceans help save the endangered species from possible extinction?

Animals January 4, 2017

Dead Dolphin Spooks Local Residents In New Jersey: Experts Say Baby Dolphin Bitten By Shark

Residents in New Jersey discovered the carcass of a dead bottlenose dolphin on North Wildwood Beach on Saturday. The creature's spine was severed in half and it had large clean bite marks, which officials believe could have been made by sharks.

Earth/Environment June 19, 2015

Rare Albino Dolphin Spotted Off Florida Coast [Video]

An albino bottlenose dolphin was spotted off the coast of Florida. In total, there have been only 15 albino dolphin sightings in the world.

Earth/Environment January 7, 2015

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