Latest Cetacean intelligence Stories
A new study shows that the marine mammals are capable of doing yet another act once thought to be unique to humans - call each other by name.
Dolphins are one of the more majestic creatures in the animal kingdom. Their grace under water and their humanesque behaviors have led many to believe that these underwater animals can even have healing and soothing effects on the ill. And continued research is finding even more new and interesting things about these intelligent mammals.
Dolphins behave uniquely.
Marine biologists have discovered that bottlenose dolphins use whistles to greet other members of their species.
CUMBRIA, England and FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, December 30 /PRNewswire/ -- - Key Words: Dolphin, Cetacean, Acoustics, Holography, Language, CymaScope In an important breakthrough in deciphering dolphin language, researchers in Great Britain and the United States have imaged the first high definition imprints that dolphin sounds make in water. The key to this technique is the CymaScope, a new instrument that reveals detailed structures within sounds, allowing their architecture...
An area of the brain involved in the planning and production of spoken and signed language in humans plays a similar role in chimpanzee communication, researchers report online on February 28th in the journal Current Biology, a publication of Cell Press.
Bottlenose dolphins can call each other by name when they whistle, making them the only animals besides humans known to recognize such identity information, scientists reported on Monday.
The Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) is the most common and well-known dolphin species. It inhabits warm and temperate seas worldwide and may be found in all but the Arctic and the Antarctic Oceans. Physical description Bottlenose Dolphins are grey, varying from dark grey at the top near the dorsal fin to very light grey and almost white at the underside. The salt water makes them hard to see both from above and below when swimming. The elongated upper and lower jaws give the...
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