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    Common Bottlenose Dolphin: Anatomy: Common Bottlenose Dolphins are marine animals that live their whole life in the water. Their blowhole is on top of their head. Their ears are close to their eyes. They have 2 fins; a set of fins called Pectoral Fins that helps them swim. The other one is a single fin on top of their head further away from the blowhole called the Dorsal Fin that helps them keep stable against the water currents. They have a small patch of skin on their stomach that is called the Blubber that keeps them warm. Their tail is known as the Tail Fluke and what interfaces the tail to the body is known as the Tail Stock. Their long nose is known as the Rostrum. And there is a part of their forehead that is called the Melon.…

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    The bottlenose dolphin lives in the Pacific Ocean. They live in places like Japan, southern California, Australia, and Chile. They can also be found in the Atlantic and southwestern Indian Ocean. Bottlenose dolphin are not found in cold waters. A bottlenose dolphin has a wide variety of food that it eats including fish, squid and crustaceans.Bottlenose dolphins are around eight to nine feet long,and their skin is gray.Unlike most mammals the bottle nose dolphins don't have hair. They use their…

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    Mirror self-recognition in the bottlenose dolphin: A case of cognitive convergence What was done? An experiment was performed on two dolphins one was 13 years old male Bottlenose dolphin and other was 17 years old male bottle nose dolphin. This experiment was performed to see if there is any ability in dolphin to use the mirror to inspect any marked part of the body and to prove whether they have self- recognition ability in them or not. How it was done? Two dolphins were kept in the pool for…

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    I believe that changes to living and non -living parts of an ecosystem impact population within the habitat because if you take away or put something into an ecosystem you are affecting everything around you. Especially if you put in or take out a keystone species. Keystone species are animals that other animals rely on and need to grow. So if you take away an animal that everyone relys on you are hurting all the other animals. In my connection map I wrote about the bottlenose dolphin. It was a…

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    Comparison of the Great White Shark (Carcharodon, Carcharodon Carcharias) and the Bottlenose dolphins’ (Tursiops, Tursiops Truncates) Social Behavior Umaima Sarwana 5130544 BSC1011L-U02 Janelle Nunez-Castilla Topic: Comparison between the social behavior of Bottlenose dolphins and the Great White Shark. Introduction The purpose of this paper is to compare and contrast between the social behaviors of the two organisms, and in general, discuss about aquatic life. Also, the…

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    Dolphin: Spy in the Pod Come discover the amazing world of dolphins in this factual film by Robert Pilley, Mathew Gordon, John Downer and narrated by David Tennant. See up close footage of several different species of dolphins behavior and the unique cameras used to capture them. Would you like to know about how dolphins jump, how long a baby stay with its mother. How about how they communicate, mating rituals, and hunt. Join the nautilus, spy turtle, spy dolphin, spy tuna, and spy ray on their…

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    Slaughter of Dolphins People think that dolphins are the friendliest creatures in the ocean and no one would hurt them or even kill them. Well they are actually being killed right now. The dolphin are being slaughter in a place called Taiji, Japan. Taiji is a small town with a big secret. If you didn’t look closely, you would think they love dolphins and whales (“The Cove”). The capture of dolphins and of the killing of dolphins all started when the show called “Flipper” came out in 1964. Ric…

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    Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), are found in mostly temperate and tropical marine waters throughout the world. Temperature plays a role in the distribution of dolphins, also due to distribution of prey. In North American they typically inhabit water temperatures from 10C to 32C. In the western North Atlantic, at the northern limits bottlenose dolphin ' range, they are seasonally migratory and are more southerly distributed in the winter. They are found as far north as the Kuril…

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    Dolphin Hunting Methods

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    Dolphins’ Methods of Hunting Many organisms have developed intriguing methods to hunt their prey. This report explains the hunting methods of several species of dolphins. Relevant background information is provided. Hunting strategies are broken into two categories: individual hunting methods, and group hunting methods. Not all hunting methods belong strictly in one category; several of the methods covered are exhibited in other marine organisms. One group hunting method is unique to dolphins.…

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    Bottlenose Dolphin attacks on Harbour Porpoises Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) attacks have been responsible for 318 Harbour Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) deaths between 1991 and 2010. However, almost everything we know about Bottlenose Dolphin attacks comes from the necropsies of their victims; Harbour Porpoise, as very few attacks have been observed or even documented scientifically. In the UK there are two established populations of Bottlenose Dolphins; Cardigan Bay, Wales and the…

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