the bottle nose dolphin is one of the most well-loved mammals on the planet.

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Overview

Bottle Nosed DolphinOrder: Artiodactyla

Family: Delphinidae

Species: Tursiops truncatus

Distribution: Three subspecies: one in the North Pacific, one in the Atlantic and one in the Red sea.

Size: Length: 2.3-3.9m; Weight: 150-275kg.

Life span: Up to 50 years.

They are social animals, and live for most of the year in single-sex groups, but males, females and young live together during the breeding season.

 

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