Dolphin

Toothless, dwarf dolphin, a case study in evolution

Toothless, dwarf dolphin, a case study in evolution

With only a fossilised cranium -- found in a river near Charleston, South Carolina -- to work with, the researchers were able to reconstruct the snub-nosed mammal`s evolutionary saga, describe its facial features and figure out what it snacked on.

Aug 23, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
Rare dolphin rescued in China

Rare dolphin rescued in China

A rare rough-toothed dolphin, which beached itself in south China's Guangdong Province, has been rescued and will soon be released back into the sea, a nature reserve said on Saturday.

May 07, 2017, 00:20 AM IST
WWF to start counting Ganges river dolphin in November

WWF to start counting Ganges river dolphin in November

After the rains stop in October-November, we will undertake the survey along a 534 km stretch of Bengal in six-seven spots, but with a difference from previous practice, Sen said.

Mar 23, 2017, 11:11 AM IST
Endangered Chinese white dolphin dies in river

Endangered Chinese white dolphin dies in river

Ten days after mistakenly swimming in a freshwater river in the southern part of Chine, the beautiful white dolphin passed away.

Feb 11, 2017, 17:30 PM IST
IWC demands action on rare New Zealand dolphin

IWC demands action on rare New Zealand dolphin

Population numbers of the Maui's dolphin, the world's smallest and scarcest sub-species found only in waters off New Zealand's North Island, have dwindled to less than 50, prompting fears it could reach the point of no return without strong action, including a ban on fishing in its habitat.

Jul 11, 2016, 09:00 AM IST
Guwahati becomes first city in India to get its own mascot - It's Dolphin

Guwahati becomes first city in India to get its own mascot - It's Dolphin

Dolphin on Monday became Assam state capital's mascot.

Jun 06, 2016, 23:16 PM IST
'Katrl' the dolphin gives birth to her first child – Watch the incredible moment!

'Katrl' the dolphin gives birth to her first child – Watch the incredible moment!

Katrl, the dolphin, gave birth after 3 hours of labor in the Abbott Oceanarium with more than 40 members of the animal care and veterinary teams standing by.

Apr 21, 2016, 10:09 AM IST

Ganaga river dolphin on verge of extinction: Sanjeev Balyan

Population of Ganga river dolphins has declined considerably and they are on the verge of extinction, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.

Mar 16, 2016, 00:29 AM IST
Why did this dog jump into the water? Find out here (Video)

Why did this dog jump into the water? Find out here (Video)

Watch this amazing video of the dog!

Mar 08, 2016, 05:20 AM IST
Shocking! Baby dolphin dies after tourists pull it out of ocean for selfies - Watch

Shocking! Baby dolphin dies after tourists pull it out of ocean for selfies - Watch

The sad event took place at the beach resort of Santa Teresita in Buenos Aires last week, after tourists yanked the mammal out of the ocean and passed it around like a trophy for photographs with it.

Feb 18, 2016, 17:02 PM IST

Myanmar to begin dolphin survey next month

The dolphin conservationists team has been planning to conduct the survey after spotting a rare baby dolphin in a protected area between Mandalay and Kyaukmyaug in September last year.

Jan 25, 2016, 23:37 PM IST
Rare pink dolphin spotted in south Louisiana river

Rare pink dolphin spotted in south Louisiana river

A rare pink dolphin has been spotted by a fishing boat captain in the Calcasieu River in southwestern Louisiana.

Sep 09, 2015, 10:25 AM IST

Dolphin reality show filming suspended in Portugal

Animal protection groups say they have successfully suspended the recording of a TV series "Dolphins with the Stars" in Portugal.

May 21, 2015, 10:44 AM IST

Dolphin found dead in Tamil Nadu

A 4-foot-long dolphin was found washed ashore in the district Tuesday, forest officials said.

Mar 03, 2015, 22:32 PM IST
Dead dolphin spotted in Bangladesh's oil spilled river

Dead dolphin spotted in Bangladesh's oil spilled river

First dead dolphin was spotted in the Harinatana-Tambulbunia channel of Shela river in Bangladesh on Saturday, after the massive oil spill earlier this week.

Dec 14, 2014, 23:02 PM IST
Breath test enough to reveal disease in dolphins

Breath test enough to reveal disease in dolphins

Researchers have developed an instrument that can analyse specific compounds called metabolites in dolphin breath to diagnose and monitor problems in them.

Oct 16, 2014, 21:00 PM IST
We're not complacent going into the match, says Gautam Gambhir

We're not complacent going into the match, says Gautam Gambhir

 Their place in the semifinal already assured ahead of today's encounter, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said there was no place for complacency in their inconsequential final Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 against Dolphins here.

Sep 29, 2014, 23:40 PM IST

New river dolphin species discovered

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.

Jan 23, 2014, 18:05 PM IST

New species of dolphin discovered in Australia

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

Oct 30, 2013, 13:50 PM IST

New dolphin inspired radar system to help detect hidden explosives

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

Oct 24, 2013, 12:17 PM IST