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Monday, May 20, 2013
New species of marine reptile found in Iraq
Ichthyosaurs are marine reptiles known from hundreds of fossils from the time of the dinosaurs.
Gangetic river dolphin population stable in Bihar
The endangered Gangetic river dolphin population has been stable in Bihar over the last six years, d...
Dolphin population rises to 152 in Chilika Lake
Good news for wildlife lovers from the Chilika Lake. The population of Irrawaddy dolphins has increa...
Dolphin stampede video goes viral
An incredible video of 1,000 dolphins stampeding past a California tour boat like a herd of wild hor...
Dolphin`s hearing compound found in insects
A hearing system compound hitherto thought exclusive to dolphins has been discovered in a large grou...
How dolphins can stay awake for 15 days
Dolphins sleep with only one half of their brains at a time - a trait that allows them to stay const...
Bihar observes Dolphin Day
Bihar observed Dolphin Day Friday to raise awareness about conservation of the Ganga river dolphin d...
Population of Ganges River Dolphin on the decline
Population of Ganges River Dolphin has declined from 6000 in 1982 to less than 1800 due to construct...
Bihar to develop Gangetic dolphin watch centre
Bihar plans to develop a dolphin watch centre along the Ganga river as a major tourist attraction as...
`Dolphin` man crusades to save the marine mammal
The decreasing number of dolphins because of water pollution led the Centre to declare it as nationa...
Bihar to celeberate Dolphin Day
Bihar will celebrate Oct 5 as Dolphin Day to create awareness to save the endangered species that ha...
`Dolphins form elite societies and cliques`
Dolphins form cliques and elite societies based on their skills, sharing knowledge only with those i...
Rare divided dolphin groups unite for first time
A unique social division among two groups of bottlenose dolphins that rarely interacted has finally ...
Dolphins have `brainy` genes like humans
Researchers have found that genetic similarities exist between dolphins, humans and other brainy ani...
A device to communicate with dolphins!
Scientists have developed a new dolphin speaker device which they say could help one talk with these...
Asia`s first dolphin research centre to come up in Bihar
With only about 2,000 Gangetic river dolphins left in India, Bihar government is planning to set up ...
Male bottlenose dolphins engage in extensive bisexuality
An unprecedented open society of bottlenose dolphins that have an extremely complex, free and open l...
Japan experts to study Chilika lake dolphins
A team of scientists from Japan Tuesday began studying the underwater behaviour of the endangered Ir...
Hundreds of dead dolphins wash ashore in Peru
At least 264 dead bottlenose dolphins have washed ashore over the past three days on Peru`s northern...
Gangetic river dolphins on road to recovery?
The Gangetic river dolphin is India`s national aquatic animal, but frequently falls prey to poachers...
Bangladesh Sundarbans to have dolphin sanctuaries
Hundreds of fishermen still catch fish in the water bodies, known as a hotspot for dolphins, he said...
Man writes book on sex with dolphin
Brenner`s book, Wet Goddess: Recollection of a dolphin lover, recounts his love affair with a female...
New dolphin species discovered in Australia
Researchers in Australia have discovered that dolphin colonies living around Melbourne are a species...
WWF calls for action to save Mekong dolphins
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) calls for an urgent action to protect the critically endangered Irrawa...
BP oil spill partly blamed for Gulf dolphin deaths
The deaths of over 150 dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico so far this year is due to the BP oil spill.
Japan`s dolphin hunters extend season
Fishermen in Japan`s dolphin-hunting town of Taiji have extended their catch season by one month.
Scientists discover ‘balloon head’ dolphin
Researchers have identified a new type of dolphin, which appears to have had a broad snout and ballo...
Successful dolphin mums get help from pals
A new study has shown that successful female dolphins take help from their female friends.
Dolphin species attempt `common language`
When two dolphin species come together, they attempt to find a common language.
Fresh water dolphin found dead in Agartala
A fresh water dolphin was found dead from the banks of the river Gomati in South Tripura district, o...
Poacher arrested, 23 kg dolphin oil seized
A team of forest officials and police recovered 23 kg of dolphin oil and arrested a poacher in separ...
Call goes out to save the Ganges Dolphin
The Ganges River Dolphin was declared the national aquatic animal last month, but is still in urgent...
Dolphin`s can switch on and off diabetes: Study
Dolphins have the ability to turn off and on diabetes, scientists have found, a discovery that cou...
Dolphin population increases in Chilika Lake
With a recent census finding 12 more Irrawaddy dolphins in Orissa`s Chilika lake, the amphibians` ...
Scientist unravel the mystery of bat, dolphin echoes
Scientists have discovered an interesting similarity in the DNA of bats and dolphins that enable the...
Ganges dolphin is national aquatic animal
The critically endangered Ganges river dolphin has been declared India`s national aquatic animal.
River dolphin is national aquatic animal
River dolphin has been declared as the national aquatic animal to save it from extinction, the gover...
Bihar steps up vigil to prevent dolphin hunting
Alarmed by a steady decline in the number of dolphins, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has order...
Australian town in Japanese dolphin back-flip
An Oz town has issued apology to its Japanese sister city after backing down on a decision to cut ti...
Dolphin hunting banned in Bihar
After declaration of dolphin as "national aquatic animal", Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has d...
Dolphin speak `relies on brevity`
It`s not only humans who strive for efficiency when communicating, even dolphins rely on brevity w...
Ganges River Dolphin in dire straits: IUCN
Dolphin hotspots must be protected if the Ganges River Dolphin is to survive in the Brahmaputra ri...
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