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When male dolphin fell in love with female researcher

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 12:13

Can animals fall in love with humans? They do, but in the case of a female animal researcher the chemistry between her and a male dolphin was well beyond just love.

Human-to-dolphin translator reports first successful interaction

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 21:57

Researchers testing a real-life human-to- dolphin translator have reported the first successful use of their technology with a bottlenose dolphin.

New river dolphin species discovered

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 18:05

The species was discovered from the Araguaia River basin of Brazil and researchers propose that it be called the Araguaian Boto, or Boto-do-Araguaia.

New species of dolphin discovered in Australia

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 13:50

A new species of humpback dolphin has been discovered swimming in the waters off the northern coast of Australia.

New dolphin inspired radar system to help detect hidden explosives

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 12:17

Scientists have invented a new radar system that is inspired by the way dolphins hunt using bubble nets.

Dolphins may not be as smart as thought!

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 15:41

Dolphins, which are believed to be the cleverest creatures in the animal kingdom, may not possess high intelligence, a new study has revealed.

New Zealand faces flak for apathy towards rare dolphins

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 22:34

The New Zealand government Friday proposed a further fishing net ban off the west of the country`s North Island in a bid to save the world`s most endangered dolphin but critics say the move is too little too late.

Scientists urge New Zealand to save `sea hobbit`

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 13:22

The Maui`s dolphin is one of the world`s smallest, with a maximum length of 1.7 metres (5.5 feet), prompting conservationists to call it "the hobbit of the sea".

Centre bans setting up of dolphinariums

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 21:26

The Centre has nipped in the bud plans of three states to set up dolphinariums to attract tourists.

New species of marine reptile found in Iraq

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 16:58

Ichthyosaurs are marine reptiles known from hundreds of fossils from the time of the dinosaurs.

Gangetic river dolphin population stable in Bihar

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 10:08

The endangered Gangetic river dolphin population has been stable in Bihar over the last six years, despite accidental and intentional killing of the mammal in the rivers, an official said.

Dolphin population rises to 152 in Chilika Lake

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 14:47

Good news for wildlife lovers from the Chilika Lake. The population of Irrawaddy dolphins has increased by 4.6 per cent as compared to last year`s census.