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Dolphin Strandings Continue in Massachusetts

Rescue teams from the International Fund for Animal Welfare are trying to save 10 stranded dolphins. Last month 177 short-beaked common dolphins stranded on Cape Cod, that's five times what researcher…

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Dolphins Talk in Their Sleep?

Researchers in France placed microphones in a tank with five dolphins at night to see if they made any noises. Turns out they did and they were making whales noises they had heard played in an audio t…

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Military Dolphins Could Go to Iran

The U.S. military has trained a group of dolphins to detect mines placed in sea water. The dolphins find mines and drop transponders near them. These small wireless devices emit a sound human divers c…

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Govt Interfering with Dolphin Death Research

Most of the press regarding the ongoing Gulf of Mexico oil disaster (the impacts are still unfolding) focuses on blaming British Petroleum, which isn't unreasonable, but it is obscuring the fact the U…

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Shell Oil Wants to Drill Near Marine Park

Even though their own documents say an oil spill near Australia's Ningaloo Marine Park could be very damaging,  they still want to construct a deepwater oil drilling platform and begin oil exploration…

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Dolphins Help Save Dog from Drowning

On Marco Island, Florida a group of dolphins came to the aid of a lost Doberman that had fallen into a canal and couldn't get out. The dolphins made so much noise, it attracted the attention of people…

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Kiss a Dolphin on Valentine’s Day?

Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida is offering a Valentine's Day tour that includes the chance to kiss a dolphin. The price range for the V-Day packages is $129 to $449, and offer a variety of perks, …

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Porpoises Saved Dick Van Dyke

Dick Van Dyke, star of The Dick Van Dyke Show and Mary Poppins, recently told Craig Ferguson an amazing story of how he was once rescued by porpoises. Van Dyke visited The Late Late Show with Craig Fe…

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Wild Dolphins Walk on Water (Video)

A dolphin that learned how to perform "tail walking" while in captivity at a marine amusement park was released back to the ocean, and has taught a group of wild dolphins the new trick! It is highly u…

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Different Dolphins Try to Speak Same Language

Bottlenose and Guyana are two separate dolphin species. Each species has its own calls and sounds. An American researcher studied the two dolphin species interacting off the coast of Costa Rica. Laura…

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