If a dolphin were captured by Japanese fishermen and sold at great profit to a faraway amusement park, but no one was willing to fly the animal there, would the fishermen want to capture more dolphins? Probably not.
Tokyo (AFP) - The Japanese town made infamous by the Oscar-winning documentary "The Cove" will open a marine park where visitors can swim with dolphins, but officials said Monday its annual slaughter of the creatures will continue in a nearby bay.
The fight over Mexican tuna, and whether it is truly fished using dolphin safe practices, rages on. Mexico recently won a two decade long fight to get its tuna labeled dolphin safe. The WTO this month ruled in its favor. But the U.S. still refuses to allow Mexican tuna with a dolphin safe label on store shelves. Mexico says it's had enough and is preparing to retaliate with trade sanctions on U ...
News of a beached dolphin close to their school on Thursday led some curious students of Tanjay City Science High School to the shoreline of Barangay (village) Tugas in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, to catch a glimpse of the marine mammal.
Dolphin kicking has transformed from a fad of the 90s to a skill that is essential to success in today?s racing. It?s especially prevalent in the 100 and 200 events, but it is growing as a factor to achievement in the 50 free all the way up to the 800 and 1500 free.
True imitation is a rarity in the animal kingdom. Dolphins are able to mimic other dolphins behavior, especially when trained to do so as part of a do-as-I-do experiment. Even when blindfolded, the dolphins had no trouble figuring out what another dolphin was doing from sound alone. Interestingly, when imitating the far stranger behavior of a swimming human, blindfolded dolphins used ...
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