Dolphin Facts – Fascinating Facts About Dolphins

Cool Facts About Dolphins

Dolphins are a part of cetacean species which also includes whales and porpoises.

Dolphin comes from the Greek word “delphis”, meaning fish with a womb.

Narwhal Dolphin is a dolphin which looks like a unicorn having a large ivory tusk.

Dolphins can swim at speeds up to 25 miles per hour when they are in hurry, however they usually swim at speeds of 7 to 8 mile per hour.

Dolphins can turn their heads 180 degrees.

Dolphins and whales have magnetic crystals in their brain that help them sense the magnetic field of the earth and this helps them in navigating the ocean with ease.

Humpback whales often let dolphins hitch a ride on their head for the sheer fun of it.

Dolphins have been observed entertaining themselves by creating underwater bubble rings.