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Pinky, the Albino Dolphin of the Calcasieu

For several years we have followed; virtually, if not literally; the travels of Migaloo, an albino humpback whale that has migrated off Australia’s Queensland’s coast since at least 1991. In August we posted about a new young albino humpback which some … Continue reading

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Of What Do Whales Dream When Asleep in the Sea?

How do whales sleep? And do they dream? Many years ago on a kayaking trip on Blackfish Sound off Vancouver Island, our group of paddlers came across a pod of “sleeping” orcas. The pod was swimming very slowly, each orca swimming … Continue reading

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Dolphin Sunday – Part 3: The Wild Dolphin Project

A fascinating look at the research of Denise Herzing, who has been studying dolphins in the Bahamas for 25years. Next year she is beginning an attempt to use technology to engage in two way communication with dolphins. The Wild Dolphin Project [iframe: width=”480″ … Continue reading

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Dolphin Sunday – Part 2: The Dolphin Lady of John’s Pass

Ann Weaver is a researcher who has been studying dolphins in Boca Ciega Bay, with a particular focus on how to to minimize the impact of local construction projects on the dolphins. The Dolphin Lady of John’s Pass

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Winter – Movie Star Dolphin with a Prosthetic Tale

Five years ago, a three month old dolphin’s tale became caught in a blue crab trap off the coast of Florida. The blood supply to her tail was cut off by the trap rope. The dolphin, which was given the … Continue reading

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Talking with Dolphins by Computer Translator?

Roughly a year ago I went skin diving with dolphins in Honduras.   We were told that the dolphins liked to play catch with eel grass.  I dove to the bottom, pulled up a handful of eel grass and held … Continue reading

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