WWF study says pollution threatens survival of rare Irrawaddy dolphins in Cambodia, Laos

Study: Pollution killing rare Irrawaddy dolphins

BANGKOK — Pollution in the Mekong River is putting the rare Irrawaddy dolphin in danger of disappearing from Cambodia and Laos, according to a study by an environmental group released Thursday.

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Sharks can be trained to be cuddled like dolphins

LONDON - A new research has determined that sharks can be trained like dolphins to feed from keepers, roll over and enjoy cuddles.

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Dolphins can maintain round-the-clock auditory and visual vigilance

WASHINGTON - In a new research, scientists have found that dolphins are able to remain continually vigilant for sounds and visuals for days on end.

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Dolphins vigilant round-the-clock, even while asleep

WASHINGTON - Dolphins have a clever way of remaining vigilant round-the-clock, by sending half their brain to sleep, while keeping the other half awake.

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Wayward dolphins Livin’ on a Prayer? Latest found dead near Jon Bon Jovi’s house

Dead dolphin found near Bon Jovi’s house

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. — Since winter closed in on a family of dolphins that had been living in two New Jersey rivers, many observers felt the animals were living on a prayer.

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Chennai Super Kings beat Nashua Dolphins

DURBAN - Parthiv Patel and Suresh Raina struck half-centuries as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) warmed up for the Indian Premier League with a 41-run victory over South African Twenty20 side Nashua Dolphins.

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Thousands of rare dolphins sighted in Bay of Bengal

WASHINGTON - Thousands of rare dolphins have been sighted in the fresh waters off the Sundarbans and the Bay of Bengal, according to Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS).

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6,000 rare, large river dolphins found in Bangladesh

WASHINGTON - Conservationists have reported a previously unknown population of Irrawaddy dolphins in Bangladesh, which would give scientists “great hope” for the survival of the rare species.

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World’s ‘only pink dolphin’ makes a splash in Louisiana

pink-dolphinMELBOURNE - A pink dolphin has been pulling in crowds in Louisiana after being spotted in Lake Calcasieu.

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Population of endangered dolphin rises in Orissa’s Chilika Lake

BHUBANESWAR - There’s some good news for wildlife buffs as the population of endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Orissa’s Chilika Lake has increased to 146 in 2009 FROM last year’s 138, an official said here Friday.

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