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Dolphin conferences, elephant midwives, and other astonishing facts about animals

by Warren D. Thomas

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Published by J.P. Tarcher in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals -- Miscellanea.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWarren D. Thomas and Daniel Kaufman ; illustrated by Mallory Pearce.
    ContributionsKaufman, Daniel, 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL50 .T49 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 179 p. :
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1880228M
    ISBN 100874776007, 0874775876
    LC Control Number90040724

    Instead, dolphins have strong co-ordination and group communication, such as having its pod avoid sharks and other ocean predators. Naturally, an elephant doesn't need to worry as much about predators (aside from poachers, I guess) given their huge size and ability to crush anything any way. Most animals wouldn't target them on their size alone.   Scientists once gave dolphins the hallucinogenic drug LSD, in an attempt to communicate with them. Funded by NASA, the Communication Research Institute, informally known as The Dolphin House.

      Forget elephants—dolphins are the animals with the longest-lasting memories. Research published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B in proved that bottlenose dolphins can remember the whistles of other dolphins that they lived with for two decades, even when they were separated from one another. While elephants and chimpanzees have.   For some more cute critters, check out our other animal posts, like the sea bunny slug or sea otters.. For more ways to get involved with the environment, visit Project AWARE’s page.. Plan and book your next vacation to dive with the pink river dolphin which is found throughout much of the Amazon and Orinoco river basins in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, and Venezuela.

      A human can only convert about four percent of their energy into forward momentum in the water. Dolphins, on the other hand, can turn 80 percent of their energy into thrust, making them some of the most efficient swimmers in the ocean. 3 Infection. Dolphins are able to swim with open wounds in the bacteria-riddled ocean and not die of infection.   Elephants. Along with horses and dogs, elephants are some of the earliest animals historically on the battlefield, serving roughly the same role .


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