According to a new study, bottlenose dolphin colonized the Mediterranean after the last Ice Age, about 18,000 years ago.Read more
New study reveals Med population present for only 18,000 years.
High speed videos have shown how dolphins achieve their blinding speeds.
The all-volunteer MMC spearheaded several rescue efforts of dolphins and small whales that drew international news coverage over the past 20 years, most recently after a 2011 mass stranding of pilot whales in the Lower Keys.Read more
A three-acre Key Largo property intended to serve as Marine Mammal Conservancy's permanent base to treat sick or stranded marine mammals could be sold in a foreclosure auction Jan. 8, KeysNet reports
The Cetacean Free and Safe Passage resolution outlines the ills of captivity and states that these magnificent beings ought to be protected in their environment, and resolves:Read more
The Cetacean Free and Safe Passage resolution, which was passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors last month states that whales and dolphins have the rights “to be free of captivity, and to remain unrestricted in their natural environment.
Scientists examining a taxonomically confused group of marine mammals have officially named a species new to science: the Australian humpback dolphin, Sousa sahulensis. The new species of dolphin which has been discovered in the waters near
It is the first time in a nearly 100 years a new species of river dolphin has been discovered in the Araguaia River basin of Brazil. Scientists warn that it is highly endangered.
To establish how well dolphins could remember their former companions, Dr.Jason Bruck working at the University of Chicago collected data from 53 different bottlenose dolphins at six facilities, including Brookfield Zoo near Chicago and Dolphin QuRead more
Dolphins can recognize their old tank mates' whistles after being separated for more than 20 years — the longest social memory ever recorded for a non-human species.
The names are composed of whistles. Wild bottlenose dolphins respond to hearing a copy of their own signature whistle by calling back.
Mitochondrial DNA sequencing support the theory the rare type D orca, which is only found around Antarctica, might be a distinct species
The Valdes peninsula in Patagonia, has become renowned for the Orcas and the spectacular hunting technique they use to catch sea lion and seal pups off the beach, something so called an ‘intentional stranding’ by researchers.
Two of the resident orca families from Puget sound —L and K pods—have been seen in recent years feeding off the California coast in the winter.