As an active participant in conservation, I enjoy going down to the beach to pick up trash. However, I don’t throw away everything that I find. In one case, I found a five gallon cat litter bucket on the beach, I kept it, … Continue reading
There are several known species of humpback dolphins, which are known to have a dorsal (top) fin that sits on top of a distinctive hump. But is it true that Atlantic humpback dolphins have no hump?
Congratulations, Gogi, Regina, Monkey Man, and Brad! You correctly answered this latest question contest! The correct answer was C. Interestingly, sperm whales float vertically in the water while they sleep!
Hi everyone! This is Snails2Whales with another question contest! How do sperm whales sleep? A. Floating at the surface with their backs out of the water B. Lying on the sea floor C. Floating in the water vertically D. Floating belly … Continue reading
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Today, Snails2Whales.wordpress.com is celebrating two years of publishing! Thanks to all of you who have followed our blog and sent feedback! Keep it coming!
It seemed as though this dolphin knew we were filming as it surprised us and a crowd of other people at Sea World‘s Dolphin Cove.
Hi everyone! Recently we’ve been working on updating our bottlenose dolphin article with an all new one!
It may be a little while yet before it is finished, so here are a few bottlenose dolphin fast facts:
- A bottlenose dolphin has about 80-100 teeth
- Bottlenose dolphins eat fish, squid, and shrimp
- A bottlenose dolphin can jump over sixteen feet in the air
- Bottlenose dolphins can swim at speeds of up to 25 m.p.h
Congratulations Lolli! You correctly answered this lateast question contest!
Nellie, a dolphin living at Marineland in St. Augustine, Florida, died at the age of sixty-one. Seeing as to how the average bottle-nose dolphin lives to about thirty or forty (some may reach fifty years) that’s pretty old! Thankfully, we were able to visit Nellie about a year before she died.