- Swimming with dolphins: Cruel or harmless? // Current Events;9/29/89, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p3
Examines the controversy over `dolphin encounters,' in which tourists pay to swim with captured dolphins. Atlantic bottlenose dolphins; Capture and training; Opposition from animal-lovers and environmentalists.
- Baby Dolphins in Shark Bay. Pochron, Sharon T. // Highlights for Children;Oct2007, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p16
The article discusses a research on high death rate of baby bottlenose dolphins in Shark Bay, Western Australia, conducted by scientists Doctor Janet Mann and Doctor Jana Watson-Capps.
- Dolphin excused military service. Shulman, S. // Nature;11/15/1990, Vol. 348 Issue 6298, p189
States that Rainbow, a dolphin at the New England Aquarium in Boston, Massachusetts, will not be transferred for military service at the US Navy. Strong public sentiment staved off the enlistment.
- Winter's Journey. // Weekly Reader News Edition 4-6;9/16/2011, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p8
A quiz about the home state of Winter, a tailless bottlenose dolphin, is presented.
- Travel at low energetic cost by swimming and wave-riding bottlenose dolphins. Williams, T.M.; Friedl, W.A. // Nature;2/27/1992, Vol. 355 Issue 6363, p821
Determines the aerobic and anaerobic costs of swimming and wave-riding in bottlenose dolphins. Results that indicate that behavioral, physiological and morphological factors make swimming an economical form of high-speed travel for dolphins; Comparison of the physiological responses of swimming...
- True to Their School. Ingram, Simon // World of Hibernia;Autumn98, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p34
Features the bottlenose dolphins of Shannon, Ireland. Habits and behavior; Role played by scientists from the University College Cork (UCC) to protect the dolphins.
- Resighting and association patterns of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Cedar Keys, Florida: insights into social organization. Quintana-Rizzo, Ester; Wells, Randall S. // Canadian Journal of Zoology;Mar2001, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p447
Little is known about the social organization of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) inhabiting open estuarine systems. Our purpose was to identify and quantify the resightings of bottlenose dolphins and associations formed among them to provide insights into the social organization of the...
- HEADS AND TEETH. Coupe, Robert // Mammals of the Sea;2003, p14
Whales have different-shaped heads and teeth. The bottlenose dolphin has visible teeth in both jaws. A male narwhal has one extra-long tooth that grows straight out of its upper jaw.
- A Bottlenose Dolphin's (Tursiops truncatus) Responses to Its Mirror Image: Further Analysis. Sarko, Diana; Marino, Lori; Reiss, Diana // International Journal of Comparative Psychology;2002, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p69
In the present study we provide more specific analyses of the responses of a subadult bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) to a mirror from an earlier study. An ethogram was constructed in order to classify specific behaviors as contingency checking, social, and other. This ethogram was used...