Dolphin Show at Dolphinarium Constanta, Romania

Love the dolphins. So, I couldn’t miss the chance to visit Dolphinarium from Constanta Romania this year. The Dolphinarium in Constanţa began its activity on June 1, 1972, being the first Romanian museum of this kind in our country and the first one in the South Eastern Europe at that time. The exhibition presents the […]

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How Do Dolphins Communicate?

Dolphins are really smart, some of the smartest water creatures. They are usually highly interactive with people and very social to each other. Their language is still a mystery to us, but biologists managed to study their behavior. Several studies even proved that dolphins employ a universal “sono-pictorial” language of communication. (http://speakdolphin.com/ResearchItems.cfm?ID=20) They do not […]

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How Social Dolphins Are?

Dolphins are usually highly interactive with people and very social to each other. They do live in large groups of 2-40 dolphins, but sometimes they can hang out in groups of hundred and thousands. The large groups could include more than one species that interact well together, species that are able to travel together without […]

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What Dolphins Eat?

Different dolphin species eat different food. Some of them eat fish: mullet, herring, cod; some eat squids. The large dolphins could even eat seals or sea lions. In some conditions they could eat turtles as well. They need large amounts of food. A dolphin will eat around 4-9% of this weight in fish, so a […]

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Do Dolphins See Colors?

Dolphins are colorblind, so they do not see colors. In theory it is possible that they have a limited form of color vision in some light condition. Let me explain you why they can’t see colors. To be able to see colors, the retina should have at least two different kinds of cones with different […]

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How Fast Dolphins Swim?

Dolphins’ fastest speed is around 30 miles per hour, but they usually swim at speeds of 7-8 miles per hour. When they swim really fast they will start jumping water to save energy.

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How Long Dolphins Live?

The average age of a dolphin is 25 years, and the maximum age is between 40-50 years old. The average dolphin’s age is calculated based on Annual Survival Rate which represents the percentage of animals alive at a certain time that it is still alive one year later. That’s why the average age depends on […]

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How Smart Dolphins Are?

The true answer is that we do not know (it’s difficult to measure intelligence in humans let alone dolphins) but dolphins seem to be very intelligent. They can learn games really fast and they can generalize (which is true for other animals as well). Also, they can learn to understand language commands (which is true […]

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How Do Dolphins Sleep?

Dolphins are conscious breathers: they actively decide when to come to the surface to breath. This make sleeping very difficult, as what happens if the dolphins go into a deep sleep? Probably they would suffocate. Happily, this does not happen. They have their own method to get their zzz’s. Dolphins do not go into a […]

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Learn About Dolphins at Zoomarine, Rome, Italy

Visited the Rome this summer and blow up my chance to see the dolphins. Anyways, it is on my list for the next visit in Rome, so here you have all the details I got about it. Zoomarine is an entertainment park located in Via Zara snc, Torvaianica (Pomezia), Roma. A lot of shows and […]

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