Dolphin Facts – Fascinating Facts About Dolphins

Facts About Dolphins for Kids

Dolphins are observed to recognize and admire themselves in mirrors.

Dolphins have the longest memory in the animal kingdom.

There are 75 trained dolphins maintained by U.S. Navy to detect enemy swimmers and under water mines.

Dolphin copulation happens belly to belly.

Wholphin is the result of the union of a bottlenose dolphin and a false killer whale.

Dolphins meat is consumes in Peru and Japan.

Infanticide has been observed in bottlenose dolphins.

Dolphin sleeps with one eye closed.

Dolphin brain is even more folded than human brains.

Dolphins have sex when they are not in heat which is unusual in animal kingdom. Dolphins are one of the species that engage in sex for pleasure.