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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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Communication - Dolphin Research Center


Dolphins do not generally rely on visual communication, although they have excellent eyesight both above and below the water's surface. There is often silt and ...

How do dolphins communicate? - Dolphin Communication Project


Before we discuss the many ways in which dolphins communicate, it is first important to get straight exactly what communication is. Quite simply, communication ...

How do whales, dolphins and porpoises communicate with each ...


Communication amongst whales and dolphins is achieved in several ways. They create sounds, make physical contact and use body language. Large whales ...

All About Dolphins Q & A - Scholastic


How do dolphins communicate? Just like dogs, cats, and other mammals — by using sound, vision, touch, and taste. Dolphins don't have the ability to smell, ...

Bottlenose Dolphins: Communication and Echolocation - Sea World


A dolphin does not have vocal cords in its larynx. Sounds are probably produced by air movements in the nasal passage. Technological advances in bioacoustic ...

How Do Dolphins Communicate? - Whale Facts


Dolphins communicate with one another in a number of different ways by creating sounds, making physical contact with one another and through the use of ...

How do Dolphins Communicate? - Dolphin Facts and Information


Oct 2, 2013 ... Dolphins communicate through sounds and whistles.There are several kinds of whistles that are used by dolphins to communicate.

Secret Language of Dolphins - National Geographic Kids


And just as you gesture and change facial expressions as you talk, dolphins communicate nonverbally through body postures, jaw claps, bubble blowing, and fin ...

How Do Dolphins Use Echolocation? | Wonderopolis


To echolocate objects nearby, dolphins produce high-frequency clicks. ... more about the weird and interesting ways that dolphins communicate with each other!