Dolphin Fun Facts
Dolphins are mammals. They breathe air, just like humans.
A baby dolphin, called a calf, is born tail first.
Dolphins sleep with one half of their brain at a time.
Dolphins are extremely intelligent–just like Girl Scouts!
Dolphins are highly social animals and form close bonds with one another.
Groups of dolphins are called pods. Sometimes, pods merge and become superpods with up to 1,000 dolphins!
Each dolphin has a unique whistle they can use as identification, just like a name.
Dolphins have been known to play together by blowing bubble rings or jumping above the surface of the water.
You'll find dolphins in warm water all over the world.
Dolphins can swim up to 22 miles per hour.
They can leap up to 20 feet in the air.
Dolphins use a sonar system called echolocation to find fish underwater.