Amazing Facts About Dolphins

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How can you tell the difference between a male and a female dolphin?
  • To find this out you have to look underneath the dolphin at it's belly. If you see a long slit with 2 smaller slits, that's a female.
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How often do dolphins give birth?
  • Dolphins like bottlenose dolphins give birth about once every 2-4 years. If the calf is healthy, it will nurse for 1-2 years...weaning takes place then but it takes awhile.

How much do dolphins eat per day?
  • Bottle-nose dolphins consume approximately 8-15 kgs (15-33 lbs.) per day and Orcas approximately 45 kgs (100 lbs.) per day.
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