Milo the Dolphin uses Sonar to locate the world around him. Incredible school boy Sam is learning how to tap into this skill and become an echolocator.
Irrawaddy dolphins are found in coastal areas in South and Southeast Asia, and in three rivers: the Ayeyarwady (Myanmar), the Mahakam (Indonesian Borneo) and the Mekong.
See great pictures of the nearly extinct Irrawaddy dolphin. Read and spread the word. This wonderful species need to be protected.
Dolphins routinely produce 10 times more power than the fittest human athletes do, concludes a new study on the herculean marine mammals.
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A great compilation of notable achievements in 2013.
The latest BBC documentary “Dolphins: Spy in the Pod” was revealing dolphins getting repeatedly high on pufferfish. When harassed, pufferfish first enlarge their bodies to make themselves less palatable. If that’s not enough, they have the ability to secrete tetrodotoxin (TTX) to ward off potential predators. Read more …
Read about a new proposal to ban holding orcas in captivity. The bill would make it illegal to “hold in captivity, or use, a wild-caught or captive-bred orca for performance or entertainment purposes.”
Yes, Blackfish continues to ripple the waters of SeaWorld.
Miranda Cosgrove teams up with the Oceana project to stop seismic air guns in the ocean.