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ICT Project by Safi Khan

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    • 1. By Safi Khan Lifestyles and Habitats DOLPHINS
    • 2. What is a Dolphin
      • A Dolphin is a marine mammal that evolved from land
      • They are related to whales.
      • There are almost 30 to 40 species of Dolphins
      • They vary in sizes and weight
      • They are found worldwide
      • They feed on fish and squid
      • They are among the most intelligent of mammals
    • 3. Different types of Dolphins
      • Bottle nosed dolphin
      • Striped Dolphin
      • Short finned pilot whale
      • Hourglass Dolphin
      • Orka/Killer whale
      • Black Dolphin
      • Indo pacific Humpback whale
      • Amazon River Dolphin
      • Pigmy killer whale
    • 4. Different types of Dolphins
      • 33 Different types of dolphins.
      • This is an image of the Bottle nose dolphin.
      • It is the most common.
      • Can grow up to 12 ft.
      • Can also weigh up to 650kg.
      • It eats fish, squid, and crustaceans.
      • Found in temperate seas worldwide.
      • Usually light gray in colour.
    • 5.
      • Characterised by its blue and white stripes on the flanks, eyes, back flipper and behind the ears
      • Have blue, white or pink underside
      • Adult weighs from 150-160kg
      • Adult length is from 2.4-2.6m
      • Feeds on fish
      • Found in temperate and tropical climates like the south Atlantic ocean, Mediterranean, the gulf of Mexico, the Indian and Pacific
      Image No 2:Striped Dolphin.
    • 6.
      • Also known as the black fish
      • Adults grow up to 6-8metres
      • Adults weigh up to 6 tonnes
      • They eat fish, sea lions, seals, walruses and even large whales
      • They are found in all oceans, most seas and prefer higher latitudes and coastal areas
      • Sophisticated hunting techniques. Very social and always live in groups
      Image No 3: Orka/killer whale.
    • 7. Image No 4: Hourglass Dolphin.
      • It got its name because of the white design of the main line on its side has the abstracted shape of an hourglass
      • Adult length is between
      • 1.5-1.8 metres long
      • Adult weight can be up to 1000 kilograms which makes it one of the smallest dolphins
      • It eats small fish and squids.
      • It is found in the cold waters of the Antarctic
    • 8. Image No 5: Irrawaddy Dolphin.
      • Very light in colour
      • Its adult length varies between 2.3-2.75 meters
      • Its weight can reach from up to 130 meters
      • It feeds mainly on fish and fish eggs
      • Found mainly in brackish water and in the Indian Ocean
    • 9. Brain/Body weight ratio/Intelligence compared to other mammals Species Simple brain –to body ratio Small birds 1:12 Humans 1:40 Mouse 1:40 cat 1:100 Dog 1:125 Frog 1:175 Shark 1:24960 Lion 1:550
    • 10. Comparing Dolphins to other Mammals
    • 11. Threats and dangers to Dolphins .
      • The killer whale: They are known to kill their own kind
      • Humans: For food, leather, animal feed, oil. They are also used for entertainment and even the military to find underwater bombs
      • Sharks: They are considered to be the worst enemy and predator of the dolphin
      • They are considered a very intelligent species
      • groups across the world have called on a ban to killing and eating of dolphins chief amongst them:- The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
    • 12. Acknowledgement:
      • www.wikipedia.org
      • www.enchantedlearning.com
      • animal.discovery.com
      • Special gratitude goes to the W.D.C.S( The world dolphin conservation society), the global voice for the protection of dolphins in Chipppenham United Kingdom, who inspired my choice