Scientists say a group living in the Araguaia River, Brazil has been isolated from other varieties for more than two million years
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Tuesday 06 August 2013
According to remarkable research, dolphins can remember the sound of their loved ones whistles for 20 years, showing they may have a longer 'social memory' than even humans. The mammal has proved to be a uniquely clever specie. Watch videos of some other researches of the friendly sea animal:
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Seas take the heat for global warming
Sunday 21 July 2013
A £2,000 reward has been offered to trace suspects who killed a young dolphin in a hit-and-run boating incident.
Sunday 21 July 2013
What we love, we're not sure about, we're buying and can't wait for...
Friday 12 July 2013
A circumnavigation of waters both tidal and metaphorical makes for a wondrous read
Monday 10 June 2013
Forget minnow opponents – for several of today's Lions it's their last real chance to impress Gatland and earn Test place
Wednesday 22 May 2013
"I feel a whole lot better," maintains a hoarse Wayne Coyne, apologising for being too ill to play the previous day's cancelled concert before informing us that "being sick is pretty petty" compared to the tornado disaster in Oklahoma, his home state. It is. He goes on to admit that "this is kind of a ridiculous event". It's certainly an odd event.
Saturday 04 May 2013
An ordinary superwoman who broke the mould
Saturday 16 March 2013
Ingenious use for an unwanted royal tribute – offload it on a passing tsar
Tuesday 12 March 2013
The navy has reportedly lost three of its carefully trained “killer” dolphins. The defence ministry has denied the reports and refused to confirm that its navy uses dolphins, but the loss has been widely reported in the country, and former naval officers said dolphins often went missing during exercises to look for mates.
Sunday 13 January 2013
More time and money will be needed to remove the Costa Concordia from the rocks off Tuscany where it capsized last year, in part to ensure the toxic materials still trapped inside don't leak into the surrounding marine sanctuary when it is righted, officials said yesterday.
Saturday 08 December 2012
Sudan says he's an Israeli operative – but his handlers say he's too easily distracted for that. Matthew Kalman reports on a spy thriller
Sunday 02 December 2012
Some dolphins used by the US Navy to track down mines will soon lose their jobs to robots – but they will be reassigned, not retired.
Sunday 25 November 2012
It began with a banana. In an effort to entertain his two children at breakfast one day, the graphic-designer-cum-photographer Brock Davis put the brain that has carried him through 17 years of creative thinking in the advertising industry into gear, and fashioned a section of the peel into a hat for the banana to wear. Cue delighted children – and a delightful new project for the man from Minneapolis to play with.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Telegraph blogger Tim Stanley, a conservative historian of the US, has taken issue with the American Catholic college Fordham University over their decision to include bioethics professor Peter Singer in a panel discussion. Especially since Fordham "effectively barred the conservative, pro-life pundit Ann Coulter from speaking on campus" - a woman who is, presumably, more to Stanley's tastes.
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