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Most species of dolphin thrive in temperate and tropical salt water around the world, though some species, such as the rapidly disappearing river dolphins, live in fresh water. Most saltwater dolphins stay in shallow are... More »

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Dolphins live in all of the world's oceans. They are also found in several major river systems, including the Indus, the Ganges and the Amazon. No one species lives in every ocean, but every ocean has at least one dolphi... More »

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Bottlenose dolphins live in warm waters and tropical waters throughout the world, including the Pacific Ocean, Baltic Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. There are two types of bottlenose dolphins, inshore and offshore, with var... More »

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A dolphin's nice in its environment depends on the species, but there are several identifying niche characteristics found in all dolphins, including the facts that dolphins are carnivorous, they have swimming rates that ... More »

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As of 2015, scientists disagree on an exact count due to differences in classification, but most sources agree there are over 30 different species of dolphin. Most of the species recorded belong to the group, Delphinidae... More »

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Dolphins live in all of the world's oceans. They are also found in several major river systems, including the Indus, the Ganges and the Amazon. No one species lives in every ocean, but every ocean has at least one dolphi... More »

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Some interesting facts about dolphins are that they belong to the order Cetacea, are mammals that can live in either saltwater or freshwater environments, depending on the species, and have very good hearing and vision. ... More »

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