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.
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.
Unbelievable beautiful pictures of a pod of sperm whales allowing an adult bottlenose dolphin with a spinal malformation to join them.They were seen swimming together in the Azorean archipelago.
A must see!
Scientists think that gift giving among wild dolphins at the Tangalooma Island Resort in Australia is a form of play behavior.
On 23 occasions over the past several years, wild dolphins were observed giving gifts to humans at the Tangalooma Island Resort in Australia. The gifts included eels, tuna, squid, an octopus and an assortment of many other types of different fin fish.
We are happy to share a chapter of Veit Lindau’s book “Soul on Fire” about his dolphin experience. He has been at WildQuest every summer for the last 12 year and has become a very dear friend to us. Enjoy the read.
Read how dolphins use their clicks to find fish and how varying the amplitude of their clicks helps them to distinguish different objects. This techniques could help Human sonar operators to detect weak signals from sea mines in choppy, shallow waters.
How far will dolphins go to relate to humans? Interesting read about the work of Denise L. Herzing who will launch a dolphin communication project in Bimini, Bahamas. Her goal is real-time two-way communication, in which dolphins take the initiative to interact with humans.
The New York Times article features the Wild Dolphin Project run by Dr. Denise L. Herzing in the Bahamas. She has been studying the dolphins for 25 years as part of the Wild Dolphin Project, the longest-running underwater study of its kind. Nice video as well – some of the dolphins look very familiar.