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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Sunday 10 August 2008
Just because Liam Tancock has swum 50 metres on his back faster than anyone in history does not make the Devonian a favourite to reach the podium here in Beijing. For a start, there is no 50m backstroke on the Olympics schedule. The 23-year-old will compete in the 100m, the heats starting today at 8.08pm (1.08pm in the UK).
What does our financial future have to do with the price of fish? Everything, according to this Hastings boozer
Sunday 03 August 2008
Sunday 03 August 2008
Conservationists in Cornwall are planning to use a hi-tech sonic device in a battle to save the last group of bottlenose dolphins to swim in English waters.
Friday 18 July 2008
Two sailors were amazed when they woke to find a dead dolphin in the garden of their Dorset home - especially as they live on a steep hill half a mile from the sea.
Thursday 26 June 2008
Wednesday 11 June 2008
It appears that mass strandings are increasing, or are at least more widely reported
Tuesday 10 June 2008
At least 21 dolphins died yesterday in the biggest mass stranding of marine animals in almost 30 years.
Monday 09 June 2008
A major rescue operation was under way today after a pod of 15 dolphins became stranded in a river, causing many more to follow them.
Monday 14 April 2008
Attacks by killer whales may be helping to drive the sudden and mysterious decline of seals around the northern coasts of Scotland, new research suggests.
Thursday 13 March 2008
The two beached whales were in distress. Rescuers had tried without success to push them back out to sea. It looked as if they would have to be put down. Then Moko the bottlenose dolphin appeared. In an incident that amazed conservationists, the dolphin – apparently responding to the whales' distress calls – led them to safety.
Monday 11 February 2008
The future of Britain's most famous dolphins is at risk from oil and gas exploration, conservationists say.
Wednesday 02 January 2008
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Monday 23 May 2005
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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