What Do Dolphins Look like?


Dolphins have a dorsal fin which they use for maintaining stability while swimming and two tail flukes for movement. They also have a blowhole used for breathing. The males weight at at least 220 kilograms while the females are lighter than this. All dolphins adopt a different colour as a way of protecting themselves form predators.
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Dolphins have long, streamlined bodies designed to travel quickly and efficiently underwater. The average dolphin measures at eight or nine feet and weighs between 419 and 575 lbs
In the oceans they look after themselves.
On average a dolphin can be up to 8 to 9 feet in length. Also it can weigh up to 419
Karena is an Indian girl who lives on an island in the book Island of the Blue Dolphin. She has dark hair and dark eyes and wears a shell necklace. She wears a skirt made of yucca
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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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Dolphins look something like sharks but with a more rounded nose. Dolphins are a blue gray in color. Sometimes they look silvery when swimming.
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