Category Archives: Dolphins

Interaction between man and dolphins, written by Dante

Intro >> Here is a lovely quote about the interaction between man and dolphins written by Dante in his Divine Comedy written in Italy in the early part of the 14th Century. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divine_Comedy for more. In Canto 22  (in translation from the original) … Continue reading

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Bottlenose dolphins can use learned vocal labels to address each other

See this link http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2013/07/17/1304459110.abstract Editor’s Comment: This piece is in line with all our thoughts that Dolphin whistles and calls are in fact the individual’s name or call sign. These ‘vocalisations’ are not language, but more like “come in No.9 … Continue reading

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Wild Dolphin “Asks” Divers to Help Free Itself from Hook

Wild Dolphin “Asks” Divers to Help Free Itself from Hook

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The long Way (excerpt) by Bernard Moitessier

Bernard Moitessier sailed single handed around the world in 1969 and published his accounts of this trip in 1971 in the book “The long Way”.  This description comes from this book. Moitessier was a very seasoned sailor when he undertook … Continue reading

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Cat on boat plays with Dolphins

Do enjoy this piece of fun! Cat on boat plays with Dolphins Do you think that the cat and the dolphins are doing more than playing with each other out of curiosity or are they communicating? Richard Nissen editor   … Continue reading

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Fiona Duncan’s Dolphin sighting

When I was 21 – many years ago – I was working as a cook on charter yachts in the Caribbean and America. For a short time, I joined a strange craft called Alianora, an ancient and battered wooden sailing … Continue reading

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Dolphins – bit more information March 2012

Recently the New Scientist has run a number of articles on Dolphins and their communication. animalnav.org has already begun to discuss Dolphin communication see other posts.  Our key point on this is that most “researchers” are allergic to the very … Continue reading

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