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New dolphinarium in Almaty opens with a charity show. Still of Tengrinews video
Delphinarium opening in Almaty celebrated with charity show for kids

A new delphinarium has opened in Almaty.

Delphinarium opening in Almaty celebrated with charity show for kids
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Boycott threat over rare New Zealand dolphin

Environmentalists are threatening to call a boycott of New Zealand's billion-dollar seafood export industry .

Boycott threat over rare New Zealand dolphin
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Dolphin entangled in fishing line asks diver for help

A video capturing a dolphin entangled in a fishing line who approaches a group of divers for help has once again proved the animal’s high intelligence.

Dolphin entangled in fishing line asks diver for help
14 detained trying to prevent Faroe Island dolphin hunt
14 detained trying to prevent Faroe Island dolphin hunt

Fourteen animal rights activists have been detained on the Faroe island of Sandoy in the North Atlantic while trying to stop a controversial dolphin hunt.

14 detained trying to prevent Faroe Island dolphin hunt
Dolphins squeal with delight: study
Dolphins squeal with delight: study

Dolphins often squeal when they get a fish treat, sounding much like happy children.

Dolphins squeal with delight: study
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Experts want urgent action on rare N.Zealand 'hobbit' dolphin

Marine scientists have urged New Zealand to step up efforts to save the world's rarest dolphin, saying only a few dozen Maui's dolphins remain and immediate action is needed to prevent their extinction.

Experts want urgent action on rare N.Zealand 'hobbit' dolphin
A dolphinarium and an ice arena will be constructed in Almaty's Central Park.
Dolphinarium and ice arena to be constructed in Almaty's Central Park

A dolphinarium and an ice arena will be constructed in Almaty's Central Park (Gorkiy Park on Gogol Street).

Dolphinarium and ice arena to be constructed in Almaty's Central Park
Australian surfer injured as dolphin slams into him
Australian surfer injured as dolphin slams into him

A surfer in Australia was airlifted to hospital Monday after a dolphin slammed into him as he was riding a wave at a remote beach.

Australian surfer injured as dolphin slams into him
Laos dam plan threatens existence of rare dolphin: WWF
Laos dam plan threatens existence of rare dolphin: WWF

A dam which Laos plans to build across the Mekong River could wipe out critically endangered dolphins in downstream Cambodia.

Laos dam plan threatens existence of rare dolphin: WWF
400 dolphins dead on Peru beaches
400 dolphins dead on Peru beaches

The bodies of around 400 dolphins washed up on beaches in northern Peru last month, baffling authorities who are so far mystified as to the cause.

400 dolphins dead on Peru beaches
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Fugitive campaigner hails Japan anti-dolphin hunt messages

Fugitive eco-activist Paul Watson said Monday he hoped anti-dolphin hunting comments like those by US ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, would put pressure on Tokyo to halt the practice.

Fugitive campaigner hails Japan anti-dolphin hunt messages
New dolphin species discovered off north Australia
New dolphin species discovered off north Australia

Researchers have identified a new humpback dolphin species off northern Australia, using genetic mapping to single out an animal not previously known to science.

New dolphin species discovered off north Australia
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Dolphins inspire rescue radar device: study

British engineers said Wednesday they had taken inspiration from dolphins for a new type of radar device that could easily track miners trapped underground or skiers buried in an avalanche.

Dolphins inspire rescue radar device: study
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Dolphin killings rise in Peru due to Asia shark fin sales

Peru has dramatically increased its sales of shark fins to Asia, triggering the slaughter of about 15,000 dolphins a year used as bait.

Dolphin killings rise in Peru due to Asia shark fin sales
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Japan dolphin-killing town to open marine park

The Japanese town made infamous by the Oscar-winning documentary "The Cove", will open a marine mammal park where visitors can swim with dolphins, but will not end its annual slaughter.

Japan dolphin-killing town to open marine park
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Measles-like virus blamed for Atlantic dolphin deaths

A virus that is similar to measles in humans is suspected of killing hundreds of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins since July.

Measles-like virus blamed for Atlantic dolphin deaths
Dolphins remember friends' whistles for decades: study
Dolphins remember friends' whistles for decades: study

Bottlenose dolphins can remember each other's signature whistles for more than 20 years, a study said Wednesday -- the longest social memory ever observed in an animal.

Dolphins remember friends' whistles for decades: study
Pressure on New Zealand to save world's rarest dolphin
Pressure on New Zealand to save world's rarest dolphin

New Zealand is facing pressure to save the world's rarest dolphin at an international scientific meeting underway this week in what conservationists say is a test of the nation's "clean, green" credentials.

Pressure on New Zealand to save world's rarest dolphin
S. Korea to release dolphin back into wild
S. Korea to release dolphin back into wild

A 13-year-old dolphin was Saturday being transported to an ocean pen off a South Korean island for training to prepare it for release back into the wild after four years in a Seoul zoo.

S. Korea to release dolphin back into wild
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New Zealand dolphin faces extinction, group warns

Scientists have urged New Zealand to take immediate action to protect the critically endangered Maui's dolphin, amid warnings the marine mammal could become extinct by 2030.

New Zealand dolphin faces extinction, group warns