Scientists say a group living in the Araguaia River, Brazil has been isolated from other varieties for more than two million years
Like this page on Facebook for updates
Friday 26 February 2010
Thursday 25 February 2010
A female trainer was attacked and killed by a killer whale in front of dozens of horrified tourists yesterday. Eyewitness reports suggested the orca, which has been involved in two previous deaths, rose up to grab Dawn Brancheau by the waist and shook her violently before dragging her under water.
Saturday 20 February 2010
They are warm blooded, social and highly intelligent animals, and just like humans their brain is much bigger than expected for their size. But dolphins also share something else with man – they suffer a diabetes-like state not seen in any other wild animal.
Thursday 04 February 2010
Workers from supermarket giant Tesco are sharing a record £144 million payout after one of the group's savings schemes matured, it was announced today.
Thursday 28 January 2010
Friday 15 January 2010
Rick O'Barry surfed a wave of success on the dorsal fins of the globally syndicated TV series Flipper.
Saturday 09 January 2010
Did you see Betsy the border collie on TV on Wednesday night?
Sunday 03 January 2010
One-time Flipper trainer Ric O'Barry is keen to make amends to the dolphin community.
Saturday 24 October 2009
When the captain of a whale and dolphin-watching boat based in Tenerife promises a sighting on every outing, it's tempting to raise an eyebrow. How can they be so sure?
Tuesday 13 October 2009
Wednesday 07 October 2009
Tuesday 15 September 2009
Sunday 30 August 2009
Saturday 18 July 2009
Tuesday 16 June 2009
Naval exercises could have contributed to the mass stranding of 26 dolphins on the Cornish coast a year ago, a scientific report found today.
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
- 2 The awkward moment Sarah Palin raised $25,000 for Hillary Clinton's election campaign
- 3 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 4 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights
- 5 Baldness could soon be treated using stem cells, scientists hope