bottlenose dolphin

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bottlenose dolphin

any dolphin of the genus Tursiops, esp T. truncatus, some of which have been kept in captivity and trained to perform tricks
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Wendy has room for five guests, and visitors can often spot bottle-nose dolphins in the bay and there is easy access to exploring the coast.
A further 140 disabled young bottle-nose dolphins were released back into the Pacific Ocean, where they face a perilous future after being injured during capture.
To be effective in protecting bottle-nose dolphins, Wells says, we need to understand the threats they face, and the necropsy is a valuable source of information on cause of death.
According to locals, the bottle-nose dolphins have been acting like a bunch of kids, diving in and out of the water.
Attacks The most common cause of porpoise deaths in South Wales are attacks by bottle-nose dolphins.