Bottlenose dolphin

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Bottlenose dolphin

  1. 1. Bottlenose Dolphin Rosemary Tang Biology 6per
  2. 2. Dolphin size <ul><li>Bottlenose Dolphin: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Length :11-13ft </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weight :330-440lb </li></ul></ul>http://good-wallpapers.com/animals/4526
  3. 3. Breeding <ul><li>Sexual maturity: about 8 years </li></ul><ul><li>Mating: can occur at any time, but most births take place during the summer. </li></ul><ul><li>Number of young: single cell </li></ul>
  4. 4. Lifestyle <ul><li>Habit: sociable </li></ul><ul><li>Call: extensive vocabulary of whistles and clicks. </li></ul><ul><li>Diet: wide range of inshore fish and crustaceans, particularly capelin, anchovy, salmon, and shrimp. </li></ul><ul><li>Lifespan: up to 50 years. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How dolphins “see” <ul><li>Dolphins communicate by the high-pitched whistles and that create sound waves. The sound waves travel through water and bounce off of objects, causing an echo. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Food and hunting <ul><li>Dolphins eat a wide variety of fish, and their hunting behavior varies according to the availability of food. </li></ul>http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1219251/Pictured-The-daring-dolphins-wouldnt-let-leaping-salmon-sight.html
  7. 7. Habits <ul><li>Dolphins are highly sociable animals that generally live in groups. Their friendly, cooperative behavior is vital to their survival. </li></ul>http://butlergrizzlies.wordpress.com/2011/03/29/my-bucket-list/
  8. 8. Dolphin and Man <ul><li>Dolphins have never in all our history been known to attack man -- even when man tries to make him. </li></ul><ul><li>Man and dolphins conflict when they compete for fish </li></ul>http://www.travelblog.org/Photos/2259596
  9. 9. Friendly Dolphins Dolphins are very friendly We need to protect them from us

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