Bottle Nose Dolphin Adopts Whale Calf of Another Species

From a small inflatable boat in the Rangiroa atoll in French Polynesia, Pamela Carzon got her first glimpse of the “strange” trio of marine mammals she’d been told about: a bottlenose dolphin mother (Tursiops truncatus), her seven-month-old calf, and another young cetacean that was slightly smaller and looked to be not a bottlenose dolphin at all, butContinue reading “Bottle Nose Dolphin Adopts Whale Calf of Another Species”