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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. ...

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Much like humans, dolphins primarily use sound to convey information to one another. The sound is described as "whistling" by the Dolphin Research Center. Dolphins use visual cues and body language to communicate althoug...

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Dolphins use sound to identify objects around them, navigate underwater, hunt prey and communicate with each other. Through their well-developed sensory ability, they use echolocation by producing various sounds that ref...

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The Delphinidae family contains 36 species of dolphins, including killer whales. Dolphins travel in groups called pods and use echolocation to navigate the ocean. They communicate with one another using distinct whistles...

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Dolphins are mammals, and all mammals have some type of hair. There is a misconception that the bottlenose dolphin has no hair on its body, but dolphins do have a small area on their noses that produces hair.

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Although their structure is different from land mammals, dolphins do have bones. Because the water makes dolphins relatively weightless, their bones don't have much to hold up so they are not as strong as a land mammal's...

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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...

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