Cetaceans have been known to display remarkable behaviors such as rudimentary forms of “culture” for the transfer of information.
In her article Heather Alberro is investigating the intellectual and emotional lives of cetaceans. A very interesting read.
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.