Snubfin Dolphins

One of the great scientific surprises in recent times is how an inshore dolphin with a melon shaped head and smiley mouth, was discovered as Australia’s first endemic species of dolphin as recently as 2005.

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Dolphins May Call Each Other by Name

bottlenose dolphinWe 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.

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