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Ocean Animals and the Mirror Self Recognition Test

With recent news that the cleaner wrasse might have mirror self-recognition (MSR), I thought I’d write about the ocean animals that have MSR. Bottlenose dolphins and killer whales have MSR for certain. Possible mirror self-recognition ocean animals include manta rays … Continue reading

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Guest Post-Whale Watching: Southern California Style!

My name is Vaishali Shah and I am a volunteer Naturalist for the Cabrillo Whalewatch Program sponsored by the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and American Cetacean Society Los Angeles Chapter. I have been a volunteer for 5 years and it has … Continue reading

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Meet the Endangered Vaquita Porpoise

Hello, my name is Vance, and I am a Vaquita. I am also known as the Gulf of California Harbor Porpoise. I live off of Mexico in the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez). There are only 30 of us … Continue reading

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10 Cool Facts About Dolphins

1. Dolphins are mammals and breathe air through the blowhole at the top of their head. Their blowhole doesn’t shoot out water, only air. 2. Killer Whales, or Orcas, are the largest dolphin and grow up to 23 feet (7 … Continue reading

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