Caught on Video: Dolphin Blows Bubble Ring

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.


Bottlenose Dolphin Fast Facts


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

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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.


Picture of the Week

Today’s Picture of the Week is several pictures showing a bottle-nose dolphin calf leaping out of the water as it plays with what appears to be its friend. Both dolphins have been identified by the Snails2Whales Dolphin Project, but the … Continue reading

Bottle-nose Dolphin Adopts Hourglass Dolphin Calf

Researchers in New Zealand discovered that Kiwi, a wild bottle-nose dolphin, adopted an hourglass dolphin calf that was named Pee-Wee.  Kiwi even nursed Pee-Wee!   The most likely reason for this to happen was because Kiwi’s first calf apparently died … Continue reading

Bottle-nose Dolphin (Tursiops Truncatus)

      Popularity Bottle-nose Dolphins are the most popular dolphin. The surprising thing is most people don’t know that, even if they have a picture of one on their wall. They are often called “regular dolphins.” But there is … Continue reading