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  • Dolphins Brain
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    Life in the sea: the ways of a Dolphin The dolphin is a very playful and friendly animal. The exact population of dolphins is unknown, for they are found world- wide in many different waters. Food is often hard to find since fish tend to be distributed in ever- moving schools, making the dolphin have to search for its food. The dolphin is usually a very social animal that swims in-groups. The dolphin playful behavior serves as functions of communication, food, herding, defense, as well as just f...
  • Nosed Dolphin
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    The Bottle-nosed Dolphin is the most studied and generally the best-known species of dolphin. Bottle-nosed dolphins are classified 'Tursiops truncates' in scientific name, and belong to the family Delphinidae, in the suborder Odontoceti, order Cetacean. This animal is a very intelligent individual. Bottle-nosed dolphins are commonly found in zoos or marine parks because of their capability to perform tricks. They can jump through hoops 5 meters high because of their incredibly powerful tail. As ...
  • Navy Dolphins
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    Animal Rights for Marine Mammals Written By: Bottlenose dolphins became part of a United States Navy program in 1959 for the purpose of conducting scientific research into their sonar and hydrodynamics in hopes of getting design ideas for submarines, ship hulls and weapons. It was discovered dolphins hear and navigate in the water by using their natural sonar, which happened to be more precise than most fabricated sonar systems. In the mid-sixties, Navy dolphins were used as mail carriers to und...
  • Two Flukes Of The Dolphin's Tail
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    Dolphins Dolphins are sleek and powerful swimmers found in all seas. Dolphins are distinguished from porpoises by well-defined, beak-like snouts and conical teeth. There are at least 32 species of dolphins. Typical examples are the bottle-nosed dolphin, a popular performer in sea aquariums, and the common dolphin, which inspired many Mediterranean folk legends. Both often appear in open waters. Several freshwater species inhabit river estuaries in Asia and South America. The small, graceful tucu...
  • Our Conception Of Dolphins As Communicative Animals
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    Bottlenose dolphins are among the most vocal of the nonhuman animals and exhibit remarkable development of the sound production and auditory mechanisms. This can be seen in audition, which is shown in the animals highly refined echolocation ability, and in tightly organized schools in which they live that are made up by sound communication. In testing the communication skills of dolphins, extensive studies have been done on vocal mimicry, in which the animal imitates computer-generated sounds in...
  • Species Of Dolphins
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    The mammalian dolphins are small, streamlined whales, usually with a well-defined, beak like snout. They are often called porpoises, but that name is usually reserved for similar, but beak less, whales of the family Phocoenidae (see porpoise). Dolphins are popularly noted for grace, intelligence, playfulness, and friendliness to man. The most widely recognized species are the common and bottle-nosed dolphins (Delphinus delphi's and Tursiops truncates; see photograph); both are of the family Delp...
  • Derk The Dolphin
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    On a Friday It was a cool sunny Friday morning, the air was crisp blended with a hint of winter. There was smell of warm fresh oatmeal, bacon, and scrambled eggs. The smell made its way into my room. Although it was early I still decided to get up and see what was brewing in the kitchen. I got up out of bed and shuffled in my slippers to where the scent was originating. As I walked on over, I tripped over something, my hands broke my fall. I looked toward on what tripped me, then there it was, a...
  • Dolphins In A Petting Pool
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    At Six Flags Marine World in Vallejo, CA a new exhibit was opened to provide an interactive experience with the parks residents. These "Ocean Discovery" exhibits now include a 200,000 gallon tank containing three to five of the parks 14 Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins. The dolphins have been removed from their natural habitats deprived from an annexed refuge and placed in petting pools poorly located and smaller than that of an average living room. In these petting pools, dolphins are feed buy the ...
  • Bottlenose Dolphins
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    Bottlenose Dolphins The Bottlenose Dolphins Live in Fiordland New Zealand. It is a spectacular environment where it snows all winter and sometimes part of the fiord freezes over. The sides of the fiord are like big pillars of rock reaching way out into the sky. The fiord also consists of great number of wild life including Flora, Fauna, Seals, Penguins, Crayfish, and some types of Sharks. Bottlenose Dolphins live in-groups called pods usually the pod increases in size with water depth and with o...
  • One Dolphin
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    Dolphins are playful and cleverness make them fascinating to watch. Dolphins are not fish they are mammals that live in the sea. They have to come to the top of the water every half minute, so they can breathe. But dolphins can stay under the water for six or seven minutes, if he holds his breath. The dolphin breathes in his head because he has a blow hole in his head that allows him to breathe. Dolphins have a lot of teeth to help them eat. Each dolphin has almost one hundred teeth in his mouth...
  • Gleaming Ocean By The Amazing Jumping Dolphins
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    The Magnificent Encounter Humans have had a long history of encounters with animals. There are many occurences of humans coming into contact with animals. Dolphins are wild creatures. At the same time, how can they be the gentlest creatures They come swimming right up to people and they do not even hesitate or back away. They somehow trust people. Their almost perfectly shaped bodies glide through the water like the wind gliding across the endless ocean. I was walking along the sandy white beach...
  • Dolphins As Special Animals
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    When people think of dolphins, they probably recall their cute faces, which look as if they are smiling at us, and amazing performances, which show their remarkable intelligence. When I look at a face of dolphin, I feel peace and tranquility even if it is just a picture. I have been fascinated by dolphins for years and decided to study marine biology at college, hoping that someday I could do some research on cetaceans to deepen knowledge of these marvelous creatures. However, I did not see dolp...
  • Bottle Nose Dolphin
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    This discussion tells the main characteristics of the Bottle nose dolphin. It explains the population, where many bottle nose dolphins live. It tells about the visible features of the dolphin and how they are used. It explains reproduction and how long it takes. It also tells you about all the senses the bottlenose dolphin has and how important they are for their survival. Bottlenose dolphins are classified as "Tursiops Truncatus (Internet). Scientist believe the ancestors of bottle-nosed dolphi...
  • Example Of Communication Between Humans And Dolphins
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    The Human And Dolphin Relationship Essay, Research The Human And Dolphin Relationship The Human and Dolphin Relationship? The voice of the dolphin in the air is like that of the human in that they can pronounce vowels and combinations of vowels, but have difficulties with the consonants? (Aristotle internet). The communication between dolphins can only be described scientifically and historically. The true nature of how dolphins communicate with one another and possibly with other species is som...

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