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  1. News - World - NATURE

    Record number of dolphins killed by virus off eastern United States

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 07:19am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Record 753 dolphins killed by virus off US The deadliest known outbreak of a measles-like virus in bottlenose dolphins has killed a record number of them along the US Atlantic coast since July, officials said. A total of 753 bottlenose dolphins the animals washed up from New York to Florida from July 1 until November 3, the National Oceanic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1351769/record-number-dolphins-killed-virus-eastern-united-states
  2. News - World - NATURE

    Dolphins use names to identify each other

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Study finds that the animals only respond and react when they hear their own unique whistle Dolphins usenames to identifyeach other Wild bottlenose dolphins design unique signature whistles to identify themselves and answer when a close cohort calls them by their name, researchers have found. A study of 200 bottlenose dolphins off the eastern ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1289305/dolphins-use-names-identify-each-other
  3. News - Hong Kong - NATURE

    Real delight as false killer whales make surprise visit to Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 03:46am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Channel at about 3pm on Thursday. At about 5.30pm, they were spotted by dolphin researchers heading from Ma Wan and the Brothers islands, north of Lantau. They were seen chasing fish, leaping out of the water and swimming next to ships. They are believed to have left Hong Kong waters yesterday, according to the Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society, which tracked the animals and released two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1428031/real-delight-false-killer-whales-make-surprise-visit-hong-kong
  4. Lifestyle - Technology - NATURE

    Alpine swifts fly for six months at a time, study finds

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by LA TIMES

    ... dolphins have been proven capable of such long-term locomotion. (Unlike humans, dolphins sleep by resting one half of their brain at a time.) Recently, however, researchers at the Swiss ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1330318/alpine-swifts-fly-six-months-time-study-finds
  5. Lifestyle - Technology - NATURE

    New Caledonian crow applies wide vision to tool-making

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... be impossible in other crows, despite their comparative cognitive abilities," says the study, published by the journal Nature Communications. Dolphins, elephants and other birds are among ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1060409/new-caledonian-crow-applies-wide-vision-tool-making

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