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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    How Do Dolphins Breathe?

    Dolphins are not fish, they breathe through lungs not through gills as fish do. They can’t stay underwater forever they must come to the surface to breathe. If they can’t, they will drown just like humans do.  So, in order to breathe, they have to be conscious. Then how do dolphins breathe? They breathe through […]

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