10 Fun facts about dolphins

Did you know that dolphins are some of the most intelligent animals on Earth?

Dolphins are one of the most popular marine mammals, and for good reason! They are incredibly smart, social creatures that are known for their playful nature. Here are 10 fun facts about these amazing animals:

1. Dolphins are highly intelligent and are known for their advanced problem-solving abilities.

2. They have excellent eyesight and can see both in and out of the water.

3. Dolphins are very social animals and live in groups called pods.

4. They are excellent swimmers and can reach speeds of up to 20 miles per hour.

5. Dolphins use a unique form of communication called echolocation, which they use to find food and navigate their way around.

6. They have a thick layer of blubber that helps to keep them warm in the water.

7. Dolphins are able to hold their breath for up to eight minutes at a time.

8. Females give birth to a single calf after a gestation period of around 12 months.

9. Dolphins have very good memories. They can remember things for a long time.

10. Dolphins are very gentle creatures. They rarely hurt other animals or humans.

Bonus Dolphin Fact!

Did you know that dolphins and humpback whales are actually really good friends? Many scientists believe that dolphins may have even learned how to surf from watching their big whale buddies. So, next time you see a dolphin riding the waves, give them a friendly salute from all their fans here at the Whale and Dolphin Conservation!

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