TITLE

Dolphins

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Dolphin, a toothed whale that is related to the porpoise. The dolphin has a long, streamlined body; some species have a prominent beaklike snout. The dolphin travels in schools and can swim at a speed of up to 25 mph (40 km/h). After a gestation period of one year, the female gives birth to one young. The young suckles for up to two years.
ACCESSION #
37310009

 

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