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New Dolphin Species Spotted Off Australian Coast
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, dolphins, habitat, interesting, news, research, science, scientists, study )

Caree
- 324 days ago - news.msn.com
A newly discovered species of humpback dolphin has been seen swimming off the northern Australia coast, an international team of scientists reported this week. All humpback dolphins have a characteristic hump just below the dorsal fin, but there are ...
Dolphins Can Solve Problems Like Humans Do
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, dolphins, humans, interesting, research, science, scientists, study )

Caree
- 403 days ago - news.msn.com
Dolphins may be known for their intelligence and playful behavior, but it turns out they can also switch on other senses to figure out a problem, just like humans. When a dolphin has one of its senses blocked, it can use other senses to mimic a human's...
Dolphins Have 'Longest Social Memory' Among Non-Humans
Science & Tech  (tags: US scientists, research, Dolphins, social memory' )

Ray
- 408 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Forget about elephants - scientists say that dolphins have the longest memories yet found in a non-human species. Researchers in the US say that even after 20 years of separation, dolphins could recall the whistles of former companions.
Dolphins 'Call Each Other By Name'
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, research, animals, marine, mammals, Dolphins )

Ray
- 424 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists have found further evidence that dolphins call each other by "name". Research has revealed that the marine mammals use a unique whistle to identify each other.
Test Decodes and Proves Dolphins' Math Skills
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, dolphins, interesting, news, research, science, world )

Dan
- 790 days ago - sciencenews.org
By adjusting the volume of sonar clicks, then processing the incoming echoes, dolphins solved a problem that still stymies man-made sonar: how to peer through frothy water. This discovery is recorded by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
WWF Calls for Action to Save Mekong Dolphins
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, extinction, dolphins, River )

Agnes
- 1128 days ago - google.com
Conservation group WWF on Wednesday called for urgent action to prevent the extinction of freshwater dolphins in the Mekong River, including the creation of special conservation zones.
New BBC Film Shows Dolphins Teaching Younger Animals How to Hunt for the First Time
Science & Tech  (tags: BBC film, dolphins, younger animals, hunting )

Anna
- 1418 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Extraordinary scenes of the early days of a newborn dolphin's life have been caught on camera for the first time - including an apparent fishing lesson and a gathering of females to see the proud mum and baby.
Dolphins Name Themselves : Discovery News
Science & Tech  (tags: dolphins, research, discovery )

Ancil
- 1535 days ago - news.discovery.com
New study shows dolphins use signature whistles to identify friends and family.
Dolphins Are Almost as Clever as Humans - So Treat Them Like Persons, Say Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, studies, dolphins, intelligence, humans, person, research, discovery )

Simone
- 1720 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Dolphins are so intelligent they should be given the same status as humans, scientists are recommending. The aquatic mammals are the world's second brightest creatures after humans - leapfrogging chimpanzees who have been pushed down to third in the c
Getting A Leg Up On Whale And Dolphin Evolution: New Comprehensive Analysis Sheds Light On The Origin Of Cetaceans
Science & Tech  (tags: Cetaceans, whales, dolphins, discovery, research, science )

Dee
- 1820 days ago - sciencedaily.com
When the ancestors of living cetaceans--whales, dolphins and porpoises--first dipped their toes into water, a series of evolutionary changes were sparked that ultimately nestled these swimming mammals into the larger hoofed animal group.
Judge Imposes Stricter Rules on Navy to Protect Marine Life
Science & Tech  (tags: dolphins, marine life, ocean, protection, protecting animals, whales, environment, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, Navy, California, federal judge )

Kristy
- 2448 days ago - nytimes.com
A federal judge has ordered the Navy to adopt stringent new safeguards intended to improve protection of whales and dolphins during its sonar training exercises off Southern California.
Why Diving Marine Mammals Resist Brain Damage From Low Oxygen
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, marine animals, scientists, research, interesting, underwater, dolphins, seals )

Simone
- 2465 days ago - sciencedaily.com
No human can survive longer than a few minutes underwater, and even a well-trained Olympic swimmer needs frequent gulps of air. Our brains need a constant supply of oxygen, particularly during exercise.Contrast that with Weddell seals, animals that dive
Scientists Who Studied 'Dolphinese' Claim They Are Closer to Humans Than We Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, interesting, research, science, study, dolphins )

Maria
- 2465 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientists are teaching themselves to speak dolphinese. The real-life Dr Doolittles have identified nearly 200 distinct whistles and clicks made by dolphins in the wild - and say they know what half a dozen mean.
Dolphin 'Therapy' a Dangerous Fad, Emory Researchers Warn
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, animal cruelty, animals, dolphins, environment, humans, culture, ethics, investigation, protection, society, sadness, suffering, safety, animal advocates, health, research, study, interesting, news, future )

J.
- 2466 days ago - terradaily.com
Scientists have launched an educational campaign countering claims made by purveyors of what is known as dolphin-assisted therapy."Dolphin-assisted therapy is not a valid treatment for any disorder,"says a leading dolphin and whale researcher.
Scientists Identify the Language of Dolphins
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, discovery, interesting, dolphins, language decoded, conservations )

Simone
- 2466 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Dolphins have their own language, according to a scientist who has identified almost 200 different sounds they make. The whistles they make can be linked to specific types of behaviour, making it possible to form some idea of what they might be saying
 

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