About Dolphins: Dolphins (Delphinidae) are a family in the order of whales, which covers nearly 40 species divided into 17 genera, with streamlined aquatic mammals.Â They occur in all oceans, mostly in shallow marine parts at continental shelves.Â Dolphins live on animal food, preferably fish and octopuses.Â They are social animals with relatively high intelligence and communicate including through echolocation.Â But here are ten facts you may not know about the cute little sea creature engines!
Â 10 Facts you Probably did not know about Dolphins
01) InÂ 2005Â trained the US Army upÂ 36 dolphins, which would be equipped with variousÂ weaponsÂ to access theÂ terrorists.Â Unfortunately,Â escapedÂ all the dolphins and since then they have never been found.Â Disconcerted.
02) Like most mammals including dolphins are born withÂ hairÂ .Â At least when they are born and live in his young life.Â ThenÂ dropÂ the his hair.
03)Â Scientists have demonstrated that dolphins give each otherÂ namesÂ – using differentÂ ekolokaliseringsljudÂ .
04)Â DolphinÂ Â MauiÂ (Â Cephalorhynchus hectori mauiÂ ) is the world’sÂ smallestÂ delfinart.Â It is part of the genusÂ CephalorhynchusÂ and occurs at the western side of the North Island ofÂ New ZealandÂ .Â Today there are only aboutÂ 55Â dolphins left of species which do not get longer than aboutÂ 170 centimetersÂ .
05)Â InÂ LagunaÂ , Brazil, dolphins have helped localÂ fiskmÃ¤nÂ to catch fish in theirÂ netsÂ since at leastÂ 1847Â .
06)Â Some researchers have advocated for dolphins should get similarÂ rightsÂ as humans precisely because of theirÂ brain structureÂ , which is very similar to our own.Â Likewise, the similarity when it comes to theÂ socialÂ .Â These researchers call the dolphins for “Â non-human personsÂ “.
07)Â InÂ 2008Â helped a dolphin twoÂ Â sperm whalesÂ toÂ show the wayÂ through a narrow channel where they had swumÂ lostÂ and not found again.
08)Â The US is not the only country that has used dolphins in theirÂ militaryÂ .Â Even the thenÂ Soviet UnionÂ trained the dolphins to attachÂ minesÂ on enemy submarines.Â Sometimes the dolphins were also released from theÂ aircraftÂ to reach its point faster.
09)Â Dolphins do not breatheÂ automaticallyÂ as humans do, but onlyÂ half ofÂ theirÂ brainÂ sleep at a time.
10)Â The dolphin who playedÂ FlipperÂ in the popular classic of the same name committedÂ suicideÂ by stoppingÂ breathingÂ .Â As mentioned earlier, do not breathe dolphinsÂ automaticallyÂ as humans do.