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December 03, 2019 12:19 am

Bottlenose dolphins have more in common with humans than we imagined. They even share our directional bias.

Mumbai: Humpback dolphins spotted near Bandra-Worli Sea Link

January 21, 2019 4:44 am

Last year, a Humpback dolphin was spotted between the Versova and Madh Jetty on Mumbai’s west coast. Earlier this month, a pod of Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins was spotted by fishermen near Sassoon Docks.

1,263 dolphins sighted in Ganga & tributaries in UP

October 10, 2015 5:04 pm

According to the census, stretches downstream Varanasi registered 269 dolphins and the 125 km stretch upstream of Fatehpur saw 175 dolphins.

Japan aquariums say they'll stop getting Taiji-hunt dolphins

May 21, 2015 1:43 pm

WAZA characterized the Taiji hunt as "cruel," and decided that none of its members should acquire dolphins in such a way.

Autopsy inconclusive, BMC gets forest conservator rap

May 20, 2015 4:18 am

The dolphins, identified to be humpback dolphins, are protected under Schedule 2 under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

Forest dept raises stink over dead dolphin

April 22, 2015 9:40 pm

Dolphins are protected under Schedule 1 of the Indian Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

Mitchell Marsh scorches 12 off last two as Perth Scorchers pull off unlikeliest win

September 21, 2014 11:31 am

Predictably, Marsh was awarded man-of-the-match award for his 40 off 26 balls with three fours and two sixes.

Dolphins can remember their partners and friends like humans

August 07, 2013 3:11 pm

Dolphins can recognize their friends and foes due to cognitive sophistication.

Different strokes with a baby on board

December 04, 2011 2:43 am

Dolphins—which,like cows,descended from ancient ungulates— have their calves one at a time,after a 12-month gestation period.

Sarangpur village to have world-class aquarium

August 23, 2010 2:34 am

The proposed world-class aquarium in the city,which was originally conceptualised to be near Sukhna Lake over a 2.92-acre area,has now been shifted to a 10-acre plot in Sarangpur.


Humpback dolphins spotted near Bandra-Worli Sea Link

January 21, 2019 3:41 pm

The spotting of dolphins near the Mumbai coast has recently increased. A pod of Humpback Dolphins was spotted between near the Bandra-Worli sea link on Sunday.