Incredible facts about dolphins. Photo charms
Incredible facts about dolphins. Photo charms
Insanely intelligent creatures.
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Dolphins have long been one of the favorite person of oceanic animals. They have high intelligence and a cheerful, friendly character. Most of us dolphins are associated with fun acrobatic performances in the Dolphinarium. However, some countries are seriously concerned about the detention of dolphins in captivity and even pass laws to protect them, reports Rus.Media.
Why do dolphins have many people deserve this respect and become an integral part of human culture? Try to understand, after studying interesting facts about these wonderful animals.
Dolphin in the pen.
India became the fourth country to prohibit the maintenance of dolphins in captivity. Earlier similar measures have been taken by Costa Rica, Hungary and Chile. Indians call dolphins “person, or a person of a different origin than homo sapiens”. Accordingly, “personality” should have its rights and its exploitation for commercial purposes legally unacceptable. Scientists analyzing animal behavior (ethologists), say that it is very difficult to define the line that separates human intelligence and emotion from the nature of dolphins.
Dolphin is the only mammal whose birth begins literally with the tail and not the head! Young dolphins remain with their mother for two or three years.
In nature, there are almost forty species of Dolphin, their closest relatives are whales and sea cows. Dolphins evolved relatively recently, about ten million years ago, during the Miocene. Most species of dolphins live in salt water but there are freshwater animals.
Adult dolphins reach the size of 1.2 m in length and weight from 40 kg (river Dolphin), up to 9.5 m and 10 tonnes (the orca). The brain is the largest organ in the body of a Dolphin. During sleep the part of the brain is awake, allowing the Dolphin to breathe during sleep, so as not to drown. Dolphin’s life is directly dependent on access to oxygen.
Dolphins have a weak sense of smell, but excellent vision and a very unique ear. Emitting powerful pulses of sound, they are capable of echolocation, which makes it easy to navigate in the water, to find each other and to find food.
Dolphins can swim at speeds up to 25 mph for a long time. This is about three times faster than the fastest athletes-swimmers in the world.
Also, they like to do… surfing! For example, off the coast of Hawaii is often possible to observe dolphins-surfers.
The history of interaction between human and Dolphin starts with the first mention of these animals. It was recently discovered that the body language of dolphins are largely consistent with the rules of verbal communication of a person. Communication with dolphins has a positive effect on the human body, especially on the child’s psyche. To such conclusion experts of the British in 1978. From that time began the development of “Dolphin”. Now it is used to treat many physical and mental illnesses, including autism. Swimming with dolphins relieves chronic pain, improves the immune system and even helps language development in children.
A Dolphin and a pregnant woman near the shore Xtapa, Mexico.
An absolutely unique feature of dolphins — they can “look inside” human-like ultrasound device-for example, they quickly determine the pregnancy of a woman. The feeling of “new life” is often very emotionally excites the dolphins, they vigorously and joyfully respond to pregnant women. Typically, enclosures are not allowed to swim pregnant (although, perhaps, this is the best time for chatting), so as not to take away attention from other animals and visitors to avoid involuntary “emotional attack” on the unborn baby.
A touching example of the care person about the animals in the shelter are fed a 10-day Dolphin who lost their mother.
She had already appeared best friend is a penguin.
Dolphins are easy and friendly to communicate with other animals, and they reciprocate.
Dolphins study the tiger in the Safari Park in Ginseng, China.
Incredibly romantic fact from the life of dolphins — the ethologists who study dolphins of the Amazon, found that males give gifts to potential mates. So, what gift is waiting for the female Dolphin, to consider the male as the candidate for the continuation of the offspring? Of course, a bunch of algae from the river!
Thanks to their graceful beauty of dolphins have become popular models for photographers from around the world. Let’s see, suddenly view stunning photos with these animals also has the effect like “Dolphin”?