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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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.
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