The most amazing facts about dolphinsBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/the-most-amazing-facts-about-dolphins
Dolphins have long been one of the favorite person of oceanic animals. They have a high intelligence and cheerful, friendly disposition. Most of us associate with dolphins funny acrobatic performances in dolphinariums. However, some countries are seriously concerned about the detention of dolphins in captivity, and even pass laws to protect them.
Why dolphins are many peoples deserve a respectful attitude and become an integral part of human culture? Try to understand, examining interesting facts about these wonderful animals.
Dolphin in the cage.
India became the fourth country to ban the contents of dolphins in captivity. Earlier, similar action has been taken, Costa Rica, Hungary, and Chile. Indians call the dolphins "person, or a person of a different origin than homo sapiens". Accordingly, a "person" should have their rights, and its exploitation for commercial purposes is legally unacceptable. Scientists analyzing the behavior of animals (ethologists) say that it is very difficult to define the line that separates human intelligence and emotions from the nature of dolphins.
Dolphin is the only mammal whose birth starts literally from the tail, not the head! Young dolphins stay with their mother for two or three years.
In nature, there are almost forty species of Dolphin, their closest relatives are whales and sea cows. Dolphins evolved relatively recently, about ten million years ago, during the Miocene. Most species of dolphins live in saltwater but there are freshwater animals.
Adult dolphins reach the size from 1.2 m in length and weight from 40 kg (river Dolphin), up to 9.5 m and 10 tonnes (the orca). The brain is the largest organ in the body of a Dolphin. During sleep, the part of the brain is awake, allowing Dolphin to breathe during sleep, so as not to drown. Dolphin's life depends on access to oxygen.
Dolphins have weak sense of smell, but a great vision and an absolutely unique ear. Emitting a powerful sound impulses, they are capable of echolocation that allows you to navigate in the water, to find each other and to get food.
Dolphins can swim at speeds up to 25 miles per hour for extended periods of time. This is about three times faster than the fastest athletes-swimmers in the world.
Also they love to do... surfing! For example, off the coast of the Hawaiian Islands, one can often see dolphins surfers.
The history of human interaction and the Dolphin starts with the first mention of these animals. Recently it was discovered that the body language of dolphins largely conforms to the rules of verbal communication of a person. Communication with dolphins has a positive effect on the human body, especially on the child's psyche. This is the conclusion reached by British specialists in 1978. From that time began the development of "Dolphin". Now it is used to treat many physical and mental illnesses, including autism. Swimming with dolphins relieves chronic pain, boosts the immune system and even helps the development of speech in children.
Dolphin and pregnant woman at the coast of Ixtapa, Mexico. Ixtapa, MexicoPicture: CATERS
Absolutely unique feature of dolphins — they can "look inside" of the person, as the ultrasonic device: for example, they quickly determine the pregnancy of a woman. The feeling of "new life" often very emotionally arousing dolphins, they rapidly and happily respond to pregnant women. As a rule, in cages are not allowed to swim pregnant (although, perhaps, this is the best time to communicate), so as not to take away attention from other animals and visitors to avoid involuntary "emotional attack" on the future baby.
Touching an example of a caring person about the animals in the shelter, feeding the 10-day Dolphin who lost their mother.
He has appeared best friend is a penguin.
Dolphins are easy and friendly to communicate with other animals, and they reciprocate.
Dolphins are studying tiger in Safari Park in Ginseng, China.
Incredibly romantic a fact of life dolphins ethologists studying dolphins of the Amazon, found that males give gifts to potential partners. So, what gift is waiting for the female Dolphin to consider a male as a candidate for the continuation of the offspring? Of course, a bunch of algae from the river!
Due to its graceful beauty dolphins have become popular models for photographers from around the world. Let's check, suddenly viewing stunning photos with these animals also has the effect akin to "Dolphin"?
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