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Bottlenose dolphins are well-known stars of aquarium shows. Although they're typically shallow divers, they can dive down to 850 feet or so below the ocean's surface and they can also stay underwater for up to 15 minutes...

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Dolphins have great vision, although they can only see limited colors. They live in the water, but they do not drink from it. Instead, they get any necessary moisture from the food they eat.

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Baby dolphins, or calves, are born after gestation periods of up to 12 months in the mother's womb. Calves begin swimming in the mother's womb as early as 9 weeks into the pregnancy. When baby dolphins are born, they com...

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The ecological niche of the bottlenose dolphin is the role and position the species has in its environment. This includes how it meets its needs for food and shelter, how it survives, how it interacts with the biotic and...

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Male bottlenose dolphins live an average of between 40 and 45 years, while females can live over 50 years. Females reproduce every 3 to 6 years after they reach sexual maturity between the ages of 5 and 10.

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The bottlenose dolphin reproduces through sexual copulation. The gestation period is 12 months. While twins do occur in bottlenose dolphin births, single calves are the most common. A calf remains with its mother from 18...

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According to Sea World, the migration routes of bottlenose dolphins vary and are dependent on factors including season, food supply and water temperature. Some coastal dolphin populations that live in colder waters appea...

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