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Faroe Islands comes under scrutiny for killing more than 1,400 dolphins in one day

The practice of dolphin hunting in the Faroe Islands has come under scrutiny after more than 1,400 of the mammals were killed in what was believed to be a record catch. The pod of white-sided dolphins was driven into the largest fjord in the North Atlantic territory on Sunday. Boats herded them into shallow waters […]

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Man survives 12 hours in icy waters off Ireland surrounded by a group of dolphins

A 24-year-old man off the coast of Kerry, Ireland where he was surrounded by dolphins during his 12-hour ordeal. The man is being dubbed as ‘frostbit boy’. Ruairí McSorley was evacuated by the Fenit Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) volunteers on Sunday. While officials described him as “hypothermic”, McSorely himself was feeling “100 percent” after […]

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$25 million robot dolphins could replace captive animals at marine life parks

A 250 kilogram robot dolphin costing $25.54 million each could replace the animals in controversial sea life parks. The 2.5-metre creations are clad in medical-grade silicone and can swim underwater and behave just like their real-life counterparts, even performing tricks for crowds. The brainchild of an animatronic company which has made creatures for Hollywood blockbusters […]

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Over 100 dead dolphins wash up on the shore in Mozambique

Over hundred dolphins were found dead on an island off the coast of Mozambique. Eighty-six carcasses were found on Bazaruto Island, north of the capital Maputo on Tuesday, after a first group was washed ashore on Sunday. The cause of the deaths is still unknown, the country’s environment ministry said, and more experts are heading […]

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Rare pink dolphins spotted in waters between Hong Kong and Macau as coronavirus halts ferries

Rare pink dolphins have returned to the waters between Hong Kong and Macau after coronavirus halted ferries, but scientists remain deeply concerned about their long-term survival in one of the world’s busiest sea lanes. “Today we encountered three different groups of dolphins — six adults and two sub-adults,” Naomi Brennan a conservationists said. “They were […]

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Sloth takes a ‘field trip’ to meet dolphins after aquarium shutdown over coronavirus fears

With zoos and aquariums across the world shutting down temporarily to contain the spread of coronavirus, employees have taken to arranging ‘field trips’ for some zoo inhabitants to visit other animals. Recently, a sloth named Chico visited the Texas State Aquarium to meet dolphins. Photos of the interaction, shared on Facebook, show dolphins Liko and […]