More on dolphin language. The well-known Denise Herzing has given a TED Talk about the language abilities of dolphins. In her session titled “Do they have a language? If so, what are they talking about?” she shared her research in communicating with dolphins.
Read this TED blog post about the development of a wearable keyboard to communicate with the dolphins. Visit her website to find more information about her work.
We already heard of dolphin vocalizations and signature whistles. A new research suggests that dolphins might actually call each other by names.
In their latest study Stephanie King and fellow St. Andrews biologist Vincent Janik investigate a phenomenon they first described in 2006 bottlenose dolphins recognizing the signature whistles of other dolphins they know. Read the article and listen to amazing audio clips.
Promar, a group of volunteers, are working ’round the clock to save the striped dolphin in Spain.The young striped dolphin was separated from his family last summer and found close to shore in August near Roquetas de Mar—about 60 miles southeast of Granada on the southern coast of Spain—lost, sick and all alone. Here you can help.
Update: We just learned that Marcos died a couple of days ago
Watch a beautiful memory on YouTube.