What are the adaptations of dolphins?

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Dolphins tend to adapt to their environments whether they migrate to a new area or are held in captivity. Some dolphin adaptations in an aquatic environment include low speed swimming instead of high speed swimming and their heartbeat slows down when underwater. Dolphins also can dive up to ten minutes. They can stay underwater for up to 12 minutes. Dolphins also have long noses that can help them kill sharks and they have exceptional intelligence.
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Dolphin
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Cetacea
Dolphins are aquatic mammals divided into 2 families: Delphinidae, the oceanic, and Platanistidae, the river dolphins. There are more than 30 species of the former, though the 6 largest are often known as whales. There are only 5 species of the latter.
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