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12 Fascinating Dolphin Facts

1. Dolphins belong to the order of Cataceans (marine mammals) and are closely related to whales and porpoises. They are the only group of mammals that generally give birth to their young tail first, instead of head first like other mammals 2.  “Dolphin” comes from the ancient Greek “delphis”, which means more or less “fish with a womb”. 3. Dolphins […]

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Amazon River Dolphins Swim Upside Down

##EMBED## Click Here for More Interesting Facts About Dolphins Text Version Amazon river dolphins swim upside down.  It is thought that the humps on their backs help them feel around on the bottom of the river to locate food.  This also may help them see what is below them better as below their eyes they have puffy cheeks that obstruct […]

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