Fall is baby season for dolphins!

All summer long we observe wild dolphins in the Bahamas — and some of those dolphins are pregnant. Based on long-term observation of individuals, Denise Herzing, founder and research director of the Wild Dolphin Project, determined that female Atlantic spotted dolphins have two peak calving seasons in early spring and

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Are Dolphins and Porpoises the Same Thing?

    Ever wondered what —  if any — the differences were between porpoises and dolphins, and why it even matters? It turns out that while the words are used interchangeably, dolphins and porpoises are in fact, different. To understand how, first you need to understand taxonomy. As humans, we

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The Marine Mammal Protection Act and Why It Matters…

While we all want to connect with nature, sometimes it’s best left alone or observed from a distance.   It’s summer and that means more people in the water and potentially, encountering marine life. If you’re out on a boat and spot some dolphins, it may be tempting to motor

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