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Did you know dolphins use tools? Meet the Shark Bay spongers …

In Shark Bay, Australia, bottlenose dolphin society is multicultural and awesome There are the beachers – dolphins who chase fish onto the seashore, temporarily beaching themselves in the process, and the shellers who lift giant sea snail shells out of the water, tipping out fish hiding inside them. The spongers are an especially exciting cultural group because like the shellers, they are tool users. The spongers tool of choice is a cone-shaped marine sponge growing on the seabed.

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