A Dolphin can jump morethan 20 feet above the water! That is higher than the average sized house!!
Like a bat, dolphins use echolocation tonavigate and hunt, bouncing high-pitchedsounds off of objects, and listening for the echoes.
Utilizing their blowholes, air sacks and valves, dolphins can emit a wide variety of sounds. Infact, the frequency levels range 10 times beyond what humans can hear! This system is called or “Sonar”, just like what a submarine uses to navigate while underwater.
Young dolphins will remain with their mother for a period of 2 to 3 years.
Dolphins can swim up to a speed of 25 miles per hour. This is 3 timesfaster than the fastest humans in the world.
The average dolphin lives for 17 years. However, some of themliving in the wild have about 50 years. olphins eat 30 pounds of fish every day.
A dolphin needs to get air at different intervals. Some need air every 20 seconds but others only need it every 30 minutes.Dolphins breath through a hole in the topof the dolphin which is called a blowhole.
A dolphin that for days has lingered in a shallow channel in the wetlands may have been bullied andprevented from leaving by fellow dolphins, according to one marine rescue specialist.When rescue crews tried to help the dolphin out of the nature reserve and into the open ocean, it wasaggressively attacked by a small group of peers and was forced back into the wetlands. “He was scared, he was intimidated, he was bullied," said the animal rescuer.
What are some words to describe how you feel about the dolphin being bullied by his fellow dolphin friends? What would you have said to the dolphins who were acting like bullies to get them to stop? Together, everyone canWhat do you think of stop bullying. Never bullies? let someone be bullied! Speak Up!