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Marine Mammal Science Podcast

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Dr. Adam Pack chats to host Dr. Chris Parsons about dolphin intelligence and their sophisticated language skills, the nature of humpback whale song, the Hawaiian Islands whale sanctuary, the impacts of climate change… and Star Trek. >> listen to the podcast …

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Dolphins demonstrate coordinated cooperation

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Researchers investigated the cooperative abilities of dolphins. Utilizing a simplified Hirata Task, the team found that dolphins coordinated their behavior to work together on a shared task. Specifically, the ‘initiator’ would wait on their partner and the ‘follower’ would coordinate their swimming speed to match the initiator’s behavior. >> read more …