Are captive dolphins healthy and happy? A new study hopes to provide a clear answer to that question, which continues to plague animal rights groups and tourist officials all around the world.
A solitary dolphin who has been without the company of other dolphins for 17 years has found a group of porpoises to hang with. New research shows that Kylie has even learned their language to better fit in.
As cited by IFL Science, France currently has four dolphinariums. Marineland, in Antibes, has four orcas that are used for displays, and 13 bottlenose dolphins, which customers can "meet," for €70 per person and €5 for any accompanying person. The park also holds sharks and sea lions in captivity.
The playful animal's whistles and clicks may soon be deciphered by advanced artificial intelligence.
Dolphins can be pretty brutal when they need to be.
A new study suggests that ancestors of sea otters were already using tools millions of years ago. This means the species learned to use tool earlier than dolphins.
The view of wild dolphins from the surface is only the tip of the iceberg. Now scientists have access to their lives underwater.
Baby dolphin killed to satisfy tourists' need of Instagram-worthy photos.
The United States Navy has confirmed that they will lend their highly-trained war dolphins to help conservation groups and the Mexican government to locate and capture the critically endangered vaquitas.
The year 2017 began as a challenge for a team from the International Fund for Animal Welfare as they race against time to rescue and release 10 stranded dolphins in Wellfleet Harbor.
Scientists from the American Museum of Natural History have discovered that the Bay of Bengal could drive the evolution of new life forms. In collaboration with the Wildlife Conservation Society and Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes (Universidade de Lisboa), marine scientists have found two dolphin species in Bangladesh waters that are genetically distinct from those in other regions of the Indian and western Pacific Oceans.
Globally threatened Irrawaddy dolphins and Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins inhabiting the Thai-Cambodian border served as ambassadors to promote the concept of transboundary Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) management.
From being a component of non-stick cookwares such as teflons to defoamers in pesticides and surfactants, industrial compound perfluoroalkyls and its family are now reaching not just the consumers but the natural ecosystem as well.
Twenty dolphins were slaughtered as the annual Taiji dolphint hunt in the south of Japan began on Friday. The six-long Taiji hunt will run from September 2016 to March 2017 with a quota of 1,820 dolphins to kill.
PETA rejoiced after the National Aquarium in Baltimore announced that it will start freeing dolphins, moving them to a safe oceanside habitat where they can have the chance to live in their natural surroundings.