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Dolphins - The friendly sea mammals
The dolphins are very playful and friendly sea animals and very popular amongst the humans. They are also very intelligent and have a cute smile and most loved by children. The dolphins mostly consume fish and squids. The dolphin shows have been loved and adored by the people all around the world. Their quick movements and graceful flips in the water and antics simply leave you spell bound. Their interaction and response to humans and playful nature makes it all the more adorable to watch.
Dolphins have also found a mention in mythology and beloved to be the protectors and guides of ships at the sea. They say dolphins can detect calm seas and guide the ships to safety and also save them from sharks. There were ships that the sharks always led to safety. It was believed that harming a dolphin deliberately or by mistake brought bad luck and the ship was sure to wreck.
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They have been a muse amongst the photographers as well and their amazing dives at the sea have been brilliantly captured. The famous arc that the dolphin forms has been a favourite and used for various merchandises. There are dolphin watches, dolphin tea mugs, t shirts, and even Dolphin Toilet Seat.
They are very popular amongst the women as well. Dolphin jewellery is very popular and there are all sorts of dolphins encrusted with precious stones, crystal and even gold plated. A lapis lazuli dolphin encrusted in silver frame pendent looks awe some. Whenever you think of an aquatic theme, cannot leave out a dolphin.
Kids also love dolphins and there are many merchandise for the kids in dolphin shapes. There are also the dolphin tattoos which you can stick onto a blue toilet seat or a blue mug or any object that you wish to convert into an aquatic themed product.
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An Amazing Dolphin Show at Dolphin Discovery
Some Interesting Facts About The Dolphin
The dolphins are considered to be the most intelligent animals based on their behavioural patterns, in captivity as well as the wild.
The dolphin communicates via clicks whistles and burst-pulsed sounds. Some dolphin species can be identified with their signature whistles.
Dolphins produce clicks that are directional and useful to locate the dolphin via the echo sounds. They are the marine animals that create the loudest sounds that are made by marine creatures. They can detect under water sound from a distance as far as 15 miles.
The dolphins have an hemispherical sleeping pattern. Half the brain sleeps while the other half is awake and then vice versa. Thus they swim and sleep simultaneously.
They are amazingly acrobatic creatures and jump out of water to great height, they flip and dive and put up magnificent shows.
They create excellent bubble rings and this ability has been tapped and they put up excellent bubble shows
Many movies have been made on the dolphins like The Day Of The Dolphin in 1973 and the seaQuest DSV in 1977