The old grey whistle test
(Phys.org)—Dolphins mimic those closest to them as a way of getting in touch, according to the latest research.
Dolphins sponge up culture: study
Bottlenose dolphins that have learnt to use sea sponges as hunting tools form cliques with others that do the same -- the first evidence of animal grouping based on mutual interest, a study said Tuesday.
Male dolphins build complex teams for social success
(PhysOrg.com) -- Male dolphins not only form a series of complex alliances based on their close relatives and friends but these alliances also form a shifting mosaic of overlapping geographic ranges within ...
Dolphin whistles are unfit for porpoise
Bottlenose dolphins have whistles which they use to exclusively greet other members of their species, marine biologists in Scotland reported on Wednesday.
Pregnancy is a drag for bottlenose dolphins
Lumbering around during the final weeks before delivery is tough for any pregnant mum. Most females adjust their movements to compensate for the extreme physical changes that accompany the later stages of ...
Researcher discovers male bottlenose dolphins using social network to secure a mate
(PhysOrg.com) -- Marine biologist Jo Wiszniewski has observed a fascinating approach to mating among the Port Stephens Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins.
Ingenious fishing method may be spreading through dolphins
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from Murdoch University believe a recently documented method of fishing may be spreading throughout a population of dolphins.
Sperm whales have individual personalities
S. Korea to release dolphin back into wild
A 13-year-old dolphin was Saturday being transported to an ocean pen off a South Korean island for training to prepare it for release back into the wild after four years in a Seoul zoo, officials said.
Bottlenose dolphin leaders more likely to lead relatives than unrelated individuals
Traveling into uncharted territory in search of food can be a dangerous undertaking, but some bottlenose dolphins may benefit by moving through their habitat with relatives who may be more experienced or ...
Dolphins filmed fishing in trawler nets: Modifications needed to reduce bycatch
(Phys.org)—Murdoch University researchers have caught bottlenose dolphins on camera repeatedly raiding trawler fishing nets for food in northern Western Australia.
Experts puzzled by lone dolphin in Cayman Islands
(AP)—Stinky the dolphin is lonely, and he's getting way too frisky with humans.
Dolphins learn from each other to beg for food from humans
(Phys.org) -- Dolphins may learn harmful or undesirable behaviors, such as begging for food from humans, from each other, Murdoch University researchers have discovered.
World?s most northerly bottlenose dolphin population stable, report concludes
The world's most northerly resident population of bottlenose dolphins is stable and may even be increasing, according to new research.