Category: dolphin

Orcas can teach themselves to communicate with dolphins. A group of researchers in California discovered that orcas living alongside dolphins changed their vocalizations by adding in more clicks and whistles to match the dolphin’s communication.

Dolphins and whales can die from being crushed under their own weight if on land. Without water to support their size, they can end up crushing their own organs.

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Out of sexual frustration, dolphins are heavily prone to going murderous rampages, killing in a manner called “object-oriented play.” Even after killing, the dolphins may play with the carcass.

Dolphins tenderise octopuses by bashing them around before eating them.

This island in Southern Italy resembles a dolphin. source source1

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