Best Achievements in Cetacean Advocacy 2013

atlantic spotted dolphinGood read about all the little victories in the pledge for cetacean’s right to freedom and respect.

A great compilation of notable achievements in 2013.

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Dolphins Getting Intoxicated?

Bottlenose DolphinsThe 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

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Keyboard with Dolphin Sounds

Atlantic Spotted Dolphins BiminiMore 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.

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