Dolphin Safaris are back! Fun facts about dolphins
Whale Watching season 2021 is over and Dolphin Safaris are back!
Fun facts about dolphins
- There are currently 42 species of dolphins in the wild.
- The orca, also known as the killer whale, is the largest dolphin.
- Dolphins are marine mammals, and they must surface to breathe air and give birth.
- Dolphins eat fish, squid and crustaceans. They do not chew the food but may break it into smaller pieces before swallowing.
- Dolphins have various vocalisations such as clicks, whistles and squeals, which they use for communication.
- A dolphins lifespan varies from around 20 years in the smaller dolphin species to 80 years or more for larger dolphins.