Dolphins hear when the sounds in the water bounce off the dolphin's jaw bone into the middle ear. Dolphins can hear far better than humans and their hearing is even better than that of dogs. More »

Depending upon the species, whales can hear each other up to 1,000 miles away. Whales use their sounds to communicate and to navigate the ocean with echolocation. More »

The shape of a rabbit's ears allows the animal to detect high pitched sounds emitted from bugs, rodents, bats, birds and certain electrical devices up to 2 miles away. For normal-pitched sounds, a rabbit's hearing range ... More »

Dolphins are equipped with blowholes on the crowns of their heads through which they breathe air when they reach the surface of the water. They are capable of holding their breath for up to 10 minutes. More »

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Whales and dolphins beach themselves, or end up beached, for reasons ranging from injury and illness to polluted water and simply becoming stranded at low tide. When these creatures travel in pods, the entire pod is like... More »

A male dolphin is known as a "bull," a female dolphin is known as a "cow," and a baby is known as a "calf." Though male and female dolphins do appear strikingly similar, males are noticeably larger. More »

Dolphins are mammals found in the sea and are part of the toothed whale family. They are grey with backs that are darker than the rest of their bodies. More »