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  • Funding Of Pwf Research
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    Environment Friendly The Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF) is a unique environmental organization. It just doesnt talk about whales and dolphins, it actually studies and protects them first-hand. Their research efforts helped create marine sanctuaries in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States; save dolphins from deadly fishing practices in South America; and establish whale watching as a replacement for whale killing. The PWF currently does research projects in Hawaii and Australia that invo...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Swimming With Giants My Encounters With Whales
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    Swimming With Giants My Encounters with Whales, Dolphins, and Seals The novel Swimming With Giants, by Anne Collet was an extraordinaire piece of literature about a biologists experience with the animals she loves. It is simply a book that expresses not only the wonder but also the tenderness that encounters with whales and other giants of the sea engender. The story tells of Anne Collet's experiences as a young girl to a well known biologist. When Anne Collet was a child she had her first encou...
  • Nosed Dolphin
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    Dolphins Dolphins are mammals closely related to whales and porpoises. Dolphins have a powerful and streamlined body. They are found in all seas and oceans. Dolphins can be told apart from porpoises by their nose, which is beak like, and also their conical teeth. Porpoises have a flatter nose, sharper teeth, and amore solid body. There are 32 known species of dolphins. The bottle-nosed dolphin is often the species used in aquatic shows. The common dolphin inspired many Mediterranean folk loves. ...
  • Navy's New Program The Whales And Dolphins
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    Have you very gone swimming with the dolphins, heard the natural sounds of the ocean while diving or seen a whale? Weather you were in the water or saw Shame at Sea World you understand the beauty of these extravagant animals. Since the late 1980's the U.S. Military, specifically the Navy, is pushing a program that, if approved, will soon be bombarding millions of whales and dolphins around the world with intense noise. In the oceans, Whales and dolphins orient themselves and locate objects thro...
  • Voice Of The Dolphins In Air
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    Some people claim that dolphins and whales communicate in such a way that it is very similar to human speech. An analysis will be counted to determine if there is more similarity or difference between these animals and humans. Dolphins are aquatic mammals closely related to whales. They are sleek and powerful swimmers. They can be found in all seas around the world. It is interesting to point out that they spend about 99% of their time on the water. This affects their consiouness. It means that ...

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