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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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For years Freddie the bottle-nosed dolphin was a crowd-pulling celebrity after taking up lengthy residence in the mouth of the Tyne and later Amble Harbour in Northumberland.
And bottle-nosed dolphins are hard to overlook, being very big, and leaping and breaching all over the place like demented salmon onsteroids.
Another group of dolphins inhabit the coastal waters of the Isle of Isla and, on mainland Argyll, the waters near Crinan have recently become another bottle-nosed dolphin hotspot.
The bottle-nosed dolphins have put in several appearances between Blyth, Seaton Sluice and Tynemouth.
Bottle-nosed dolphins are social animals, and live for most of the year in single-sex groups, but males, females and young live together during the breeding season.
There's also footage of bottle-nosed dolphins who have struck up an unusual alliance with the local fishermen by acting as their mullet herders, and some awesome footage of surfers in Hawaii.
SCOTLAND'S only colony of bottle-nosed dolphins are starving to death in the ice-cold waters of the Moray Firth, according to experts.
The crew of 16 naturalists, writers, professional photographers and digital artists will cruise the Galapagos Islands, taking in sights such as: bottle-nosed dolphins, blue-footed boobies, sea lions, penguins, land and marine iguanas, mangroves, cactus forests and the colorful finches Darwin made famous in his theory of evolution.
Three years ago, Kenneth Norris and Bertel Mohl suggested that toothed whales -- a suborder that includes bottle-nosed dolphins and killer whales -- might use bursts of intense sonar to stun elusive prey, making food gathering a cinch.
It's a secluded private beach, complete with restaurant, bar and diving centre and specially built piers to enable observation of the free-roaming bottle-nosed dolphins all day.
Intelligent and friendly bottle-nosed dolphins are the ones that look as if they're smiling.
The Site of Special Scientific Interest is home to bottle-nosed dolphins, Atlantic grey seals and otters, and birds.