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Dog Jumps After Dolphin

(ANIMAL VIDEO/DOGS/DOLPHINS) Gracie the dachshund and her mom Tina Calderin were kayaking along the Banana River near port Canaveral, Florida when things took an unexpected turn. Gracie loves the water so much that she suddenly jumped into the river after a nearby dolphin. But don’t worry–she swims back to the boat after saying ‘hello.’ — […]

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A rare baby dolphin was killed in Argentina after it was pulled out of the water for photos. Photo Credit: Hernan Coria

Dolphin Disaster: Baby Dolphin Dies From Selfie-Taking Tourists

(OCEANS/ENDANGERED SPECIES) A seemingly fun and harmless photo op took a turn for the worse last week after an endangered baby dolphin was killed on a beach in Argentina. Buenos Aires beachgoers were seen along the shores of Santa Teresita pulling a couple of baby Franciscan dolphins–also known as La Plata dolphins–from the water and […]

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Three-quarters of the world’s primary fisheries have been overexploited and are in danger of becoming dead zones. Photo credit: Robert Harding

U.S. Navy Reels In Deadly Training

(WHALES/OCEAN CONSERVATION) In a recent settlement with environmental groups, the Navy agreed to reduce its use of sonar and other training harmful to whales, dolphins, and other marine life off the coasts of Hawaii and California. Sonar can often disturb marine animals’ feeding and communication, and in some cases, these training exercises can be deadly. […]

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Wild Dolphin Triple Barrel Rolls, Gives Snorkelers A Show

Dolphin Dazzles Snorkelers

(AMAZING ANIMAL VIDEO/OCEANS/DOLPHINS) Watch as snorkelers on a dolphin snorkel tour in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii are visited by spinner dolphins. One particularly talented dolphin dazzles them with a fun show filled with airborne triple barrel rolls. Take a look! — Global Animal

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Florida Manatee Swims Happily

Rats, Maggots, & Manatees: Our Secret Heroes

(LABOR DAY/WORKING ANIMALS) While you may be busy complaining about being back in the office after the long Labor Day weekend, some animals are busy putting in free work hours to help their cities flourish. From ferret electricians, to explosive-sniffing rats and life-saving maggots, check out these wonderful animal workers. — Global Animal

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