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#dolphins

From TheJournal.ie 20 years on, first two humpback whales recorded by Irish group are still swimming together Blasket Islands

20 years on, first two humpback whales recorded by Irish group are still swimming together

They were first spotted off the coast of Cork in 1999.

From TheJournal.ie Family of bottlenose dolphins spotted off Kerry coast Spirtle

Family of bottlenose dolphins spotted off Kerry coast

The dolphins are believed to have travelled from Scotland.

From The42 Watson throws for 5 touchdowns as Texans roll over Dolphins NFL

Watson throws for 5 touchdowns as Texans roll over Dolphins

Houston improved to 5-3 on the season and extended their lead in the AFC South Division after starting out 0-3.

From TheJournal.ie Do we want our beaches strewn with stranded dolphins? Opinion

Do we want our beaches strewn with stranded dolphins?

It’s time for the government to ban fossil fuel exploration and invest in the real local, rural renewable economy on our coastlines, writes Sinead Mercier.

From The42 Cutler shines as Dolphins upset Brady to deny Patriots a divisional title Tables Turned

Cutler shines as Dolphins upset Brady to deny Patriots a divisional title

Bill Belichick’s men were always chasing the game.

From TheJournal.ie Whales and dolphins have tight-knit social groups and 'human-like' cultures and societies Research

Whales and dolphins have tight-knit social groups and 'human-like' cultures and societies

The study links the complexity of cetacean culture and behaviour to the size of their brains.

From TheJournal.ie Dolphins airlifted to safety by helicopter in advance of Hurricane Irma Cuba

Dolphins airlifted to safety by helicopter in advance of Hurricane Irma

The six male dolphins were placed on foam mattresses and flown to the southwestern side of Cuba to avoid the storm landfall.

From TheJournal.ie 56 dolphins and whales have washed up on Irish beaches so far this year Record Number

56 dolphins and whales have washed up on Irish beaches so far this year

This is the highest number at this stage of the year since records began.

From The42 Green lights up Cincinnati in Bengals win over Miami Aj This post contains videos

Green lights up Cincinnati in Bengals win over Miami

The receiver ran in a touchdown and accounted for 173 yards in the win over the Dolphins.

From TheJournal.ie Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths Irish Coast

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths

Irish MEP Seán Kelly said people who break rules should be “dealt with”.

From TheJournal.ie Hawaii's banning people from swimming with dolphins. Tour operators aren't happy Fin

Hawaii's banning people from swimming with dolphins. Tour operators aren't happy

Federal regulators are concerned that human contact is stressing out the dolphins.

From TheJournal.ie Two dolphins die after becoming stranded off the coast of Mayo Washed Up

Two dolphins die after becoming stranded off the coast of Mayo

Rescuers were able to save three of the animals and return them to the sea.

From TheJournal.ie Russia wants to buy 5 dolphins for €22,000 and no, they don't want to disclose why Only In Russia

Russia wants to buy 5 dolphins for €22,000 and no, they don't want to disclose why

Meanwhile, Ukraine wants its dolphins back from them, saying the creatures didn’t have a choice in the referendum.

From TheJournal.ie How many people were deported or removed from Ireland last year? It's the week in numbers Prime Numbers

How many people were deported or removed from Ireland last year? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How much money did Osama bin Laden leave in his will?

From TheJournal.ie Foreign supertrawlers blamed for 'dolphin carnage' off Irish coast Strandings

Foreign supertrawlers blamed for 'dolphin carnage' off Irish coast

Marine enthusiasts say rising numbers of dolphins appear to be drowning after getting caught in fishing nets off the northwest coast.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Stunning footage of a very close-up dolphin encounter off Malin Head Take A Break

Watch: Stunning footage of a very close-up dolphin encounter off Malin Head

A Donegal photographer captured the amazing experience.

From TheJournal.ie Global warming means polar bears are now eating dolphins for the first time ever So It's Come To This
From TheJournal.ie Japanese fishermen are going to keep on killing dolphins Animal Cruelty

Japanese fishermen are going to keep on killing dolphins

Dolphins that are captured alive can fetch more than €7,000.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures of genitalia replaced by ducklings and dolphins in Turkish schoolbooks Quack

Pictures of genitalia replaced by ducklings and dolphins in Turkish schoolbooks

It has sparked more criticism of conservative values being imposed.

Simon Cowell pulls dolphin scenes from this week's X Factor

Thousands of people signed an online petition.

Move over Fungi! Dolphins filmed swimming off the Donegal coast

Faster than lightning…

Wonderful underwater footage of a pod of dolphins off the Kerry coast

The group was spotted around the Blasket Islands.

From TheJournal.ie Cut up your six pack rings warns IWDG after dolphin death in Cork Pollution

Cut up your six pack rings warns IWDG after dolphin death in Cork

A piece of plastic debris wrapped around its beak preventing it from feeding.

From TheJournal.ie There's plenty of Humpbacks out there, but this year's Whale Watch day was a bit of a washout... Holey Show

There's plenty of Humpbacks out there, but this year's Whale Watch day was a bit of a washout...

Around 1,500 people turned out all over Ireland’s coasts yesterday to squint through the mist and try and spot some elusive cetaceans.

Touching video of dolphin being rescued off Achill Island Warm Fuzzies This post contains videos

Touching video of dolphin being rescued off Achill Island

Could this be Fungi’s heir apparent?

Hero dolphins swim with a man to protect him from sharks

So long and thanks for all the fish.

Ukraine’s dolphin army has joined the Russian Navy

The combat dolphin unit is based in Crimea.

Awe-inspiring footage of huge whale and dolphin 'stampede' off California

Also a newborn humpback whale snuggling with its mum.

From TheJournal.ie Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in 'The Cove' begins amid US criticism Japan

Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in 'The Cove' begins amid US criticism

The hunt in the fishing village of Taiji in western Japan has come under international criticism and was the subject of the Academy Award-winning film “The Cove”.

From TheJournal.ie Japanese fishermen capture dolphins ahead of slaughter Taiji

Japanese fishermen capture dolphins ahead of slaughter

Activists have streamed live footage of the capture online.

From TheJournal.ie Your baby dolphin making the most of the Wexford winter sunshine pics of the day Hook Head This post contains images

Your baby dolphin making the most of the Wexford winter sunshine pics of the day

The southeast coast is the place to be for whale and dolphin watchers at this time of year…

Reckless dolphin teens found to be deliberately getting high by chewing pufferfish

They’re just looking for a porpoise in life.

From TheJournal.ie A Fungi to hang out with... Dingle dolphin and friends splash about in the bay Fungi And Friends
From TheJournal.ie Scientists discover new species of dolphin Dolphins

Scientists discover new species of dolphin

The Wildlife Conservation Society said it was a significant finding as identifying a new mammal species is rare.

From TheJournal.ie Measles-style virus blamed for hundreds of dolphin deaths since July Unusual

Measles-style virus blamed for hundreds of dolphin deaths since July

Almost 500 bottlenose dolphins have washed up dead on the east coast of America so far this year, in what researchers are describing as an “unusual mortality event”.

From TheJournal.ie Swimmers in Clare are being warned "don't swim with this dolphin!" Co Clare

Swimmers in Clare are being warned "don't swim with this dolphin!"

It follows several incidents in which people were rammed and injured. One woman was medivaced home to Germany after an encounter with the mammal.

From TheJournal.ie Study finds dolphins use names to call each other Science

Study finds dolphins use names to call each other

Each dolphin creates its own signature whistle in the first few months of life and then swims around announcing themselves so others learn it.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Just some dolphins and whales hanging out off Wexford The Life Aquatic This post contains images

PHOTOS: Just some dolphins and whales hanging out off Wexford

A group of photographers had a pretty successful expedition off Hook Head at the weekend…

From TheJournal.ie Australia saves 150 dolphins from shallow water Rescue

Australia saves 150 dolphins from shallow water

The large pod was herded out to sea by the Department of Environment and Conservation.

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