In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Common dolphins are sociable animals and entire shoals - averaging five individuals - frequently die together.
- A group of children saw dolphins swimming by.
- Some Atlantic humpback dolphin populations are known only by a single specimen.
- She pointed to the ocean and he looked and they saw dolphins jumping by the side of the ship.
- Spotted and spinner dolphins inhabit tropical seas around the world along with yellowfin tuna.
- I saw a gray dolphin swimming alone, like a man in a serious suit.
- When curious dolphins swim around the boat, the team launches an inflatable boat.
- Wild dolphins off the west coast of Australia were the first marine mammals in which cultural learning was observed.
- I think of trawlers catching dolphins in their nets.
- In Australia it is illegal to feed wild dolphins or for a swimmer to approach within thirty metres of them.
- No captures of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins have occurred in the US since 1989.
- The purpose of the ban as stated in the accompanying documentation is to minimise dolphin mortality.
- She has also studied baboons in Kenya and dolphins off the coast of western Australia.
- In the State of Victoria it is illegal to feed wild dolphins.
- They go to watch sperm whales spout and dive or to swim with pods of dusky dolphins.
- A dolphin leapt from the water, the drops of water sparkling and glittering.
- We passed numerous sting rays gliding along, then a large school of spinner dolphins leaping across our bow.
- The former group also gave rise to various endemic lines of river dolphins.
- The villagers say the dolphin population has halved in the past few years.
- And captive bottlenose dolphins have shown themselves to be skilled at replicating computer-generated sounds.
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