Fun Dolphin Facts

  • dolphinsWhen compared to other animals, dolphins were believed to be very clever.
  • Dolphins are carnivores, which eats meat. The Killer Whale is also a type of dolphin.
  • Bottlenose dolphins are the most common and well-known type of dolphin.
  • The female dolphins are called cows, males are called bulls and young dolphins are called calves.
  • Dolphins live in schools or shell of up to 12 individuals.
  • Dolphins frequently display a humorous approach that makes them popular in human society. They can be seen jumping out of the water, riding waves, play fighting and rarely cooperate with human swimming in the water.
  • It has ability to live up to 50 years. Dolphins use a blowhole on top of their heads to take breaths.
  • Dolphins have superb eyesight and hearing as well as the aptitude to use echolocation for finding the accurate location of the objects.
  • Dolphins speak with each other by clicking, whistling and some other sounds.
  • Some dolphin type features the danger of death, frequently straight as a result of human behavior.
  • Some fishing methods, such as use of nets, kill a large number of dolphins every year.
  • Some kinds of dolphin can hold their breath for 30 minutes. Its brain is bigger than the monkey.
  • They have 100 teeth and they may eat up to 30 pounds of fish per day. The young dolphins will stay with their mother for a period of 2 to 3 years.
  • The dolphins can swim at a speed of 25 miles per hour for long time. It is three times faster than human being.
  • Only at the period of birth the dolphins have hairs, after that they have no hairs. The small dolphins are about 4 feet long and the big dolphins are about 30 feet long.

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