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interesting facts about Dolphin

interesting facts about Dolphin

interesting facts about Dolphin:


interesting facts about Dolphin


"dolphin facts"



  • Compared to other animals , dolphins are believed to be very intelligent


  • Dolphins are carnivores ( Meat eaters )


  • The Killer Whale( also known as Orca ) is actually a type of dolphin


  • Battle nose dolphins are the most common and well known type of dolphin


  • Female dolphin are called cows, males are called calves


  • dolphins live in schools or pods of up to 12 individuals


  • Dolphins often display a playful attitude which makes them popular in human culture . They can be seen jumping out of the water riding waves play fighting and occasionally interacted with humans swimming in the water


  • Dolphin use a blowhole on top of their heads t breathe


  • Dolphins have excellent eyesight and hearing as well as the ability to use echolocation for finding the exact location of objects


  • Dolphins communicate with each other by clicking , whistling and by other sounds


  • Some dolphins species face the threat of extinction , often directly as a result of human behavior


  • The Yangtze River Dolphin is an example of a dolphin species which may have recently become extinct


  • Some fishing methods such as the use of nets kill a large number of dolphins every year