18.6 C
Nicosia, CY
Sunday, 18 November, 2018
longest memory

Dolphins have the longest memory in the animal kingdom.

New experiments show that bottlenose dolphins can remember whistles of other dolphins they'd lived with after 20 years of separation. Each dolphin has a...
There are 40 extant species of dolphins.

There are 40 extant species of dolphins.

Dolphins are a widely distributed and diverse group of aquatic mammals. They are an informal grouping within the order Cetacea, excluding whales and porpoises,...
Dolphin copulation

Dolphin copulation happens belly to belly.

Dolphin copulation happens belly to belly; though many species engage in lengthy foreplay, the actual act is usually brief, but may be repeated several...
Dolphins Recognize and Admire Themselves in Mirrors.

Dolphins Recognize and Admire Themselves in Mirrors.

Dolphins recognize themselves in mirrors—one of the few mammals other than humans that have the ability to do so, according to a new study...
Dolphins can communicate

Dolphins can communicate with one another over a telephone.

Here's a conversation worth talking about: A mother dolphin chats with her baby…over the telephone! The special call was made in an aquarium in...

Killer Whales are actually dolphins, not whales.

The killer whale or orca (Orcinus orca) is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member....
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.

Dolphins sleep with one eye open.

Dolphins have a clever trick that doesn’t involve jumping in the air for fish: They can overcome sleep deprivation and remain constantly vigilant for...
Dolphins intentionally chew on toxic pufferfish to get high.

Dolphins intentionally chew on toxic pufferfish to get high.

Dolphins ‘deliberately get high’ on puffer fish nerve toxins by carefully chewing and passing them around. Dolphins are thought of as one of the...
- Advertisement -
Handmade Kombologia

LATEST FACTS

MUST READ