pdf) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration explains that some dolphin
species, as well as whales and porpoises, have displayed albinism and can produce offspring that are white instead of colored.
died on Tuesday after it got caught in a fisherman's net in the Lingayen Gulf.
Fiona and Anthony Collins, Steve Bavington, Alex Elphinson; Roger Sedgwick, Brewin Dolphin
While there has been significant progress in reducing the number of dolphins
being killed in Taiji, Japan for meat--thanks to dogged vigilance by Earth Island's International Marine Mammal Project's Save Japan Dolphins
Campaign--fishermen in the coastal town continue to capture and export dolphins
to other countries to be used for entertainment.
The people of the area spotted the dolphin
and informed the wildlife officials who rushed the spot and rescued the dolphin
Canada will be Philippe Andre, who joins Dolphin
as Executive Director.
Maximum Maximum Length Weight Orca 32 feet 22,000 pounds Bottlenose dolphin
12 feet 1,400 pounds Amazon River dolphin
10 feet 410 pounds Atlantic spotted dolphin
The nonprofit International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which maintains a worldwide "Red List" of at-risk wildlife species, considers 36 of the world's 40 different dolphin
species to be in trouble.
A mother dolphin
remains with her calf for two to three years.
I would recommend "Turtle Dolphin
Dreams" to children of all ages and adults as well.
McKenzie is a dolphin
trainer at Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida.
Among my fellow passengers, the young children appear to have gotten the biggest charge out of the journey, particularly the dolphin
Orca-whale and dolphin
mothers and their newborns appear not to sleep for a month after the pups' birth, researchers report.
95) finds a dolphin
who has been rescued from being stranded on a beach experiencing an intense epiphany and vowing to remedy ills affecting dolphins
And late last year, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced that tuna caught when dolphins
are chased down can be labeled "dolphin
-safe" as long as no dolphins
are injured--even though the agency found in an earlier report that this method indirectly kills dolphins