There are different species of dolphin and they all have their own unique characteristics! Here are some fun facts about the dolphin family (Family Delphinidae).
About 40 types of dolphins swim the waters of the world. Most live in shallow zones of tropical and calm seas, and five species live in streams.
Dolphins are carnivores. Fish, squid and shellfish are incorporated into their diet. A 260-pound dolphin eats around 33 pounds of fish per day.
Known for their energetic conduct, dolphins are very wise. They are as savvy as gorillas, and the development of their bigger minds is shockingly like people.
Killer whales are really dolphins. Dolphins are a part of the group of whales that includes orcas and pilot whales.
Dolphins are extremely social. They live in gatherings that chase and even play together. Huge cases of dolphins can have 1,000 individuals or more.