Bottlenose Dolphin

Tursiops truncatus

"A fish with a womb"

General and Fun Facts !

Bottlenose Dolphins can be found all over the world where there is warm water. The Bottlenose Dolphin is a predator and eats a variety of fish, crustaceans, squid and other sea animals according to the location they are in, they eat orally. Their mating seasons vary on their location, they engage in internal fertilization to do so in which head butting and tooth scratching occurs.


FUN FACTS !


  • Bottlenose Dolphins are not endangered.
  • They communicate with each other through their own form of language.
  • Have a sense of comprehension, and a good sense of memory.


Classification

Kingdom Anamalia, Phylum Chordata, Class Mammalia, Order Catacea, Family Delphinidae, Genus Tursiops, Species Truncatus

Bottlenose Dolphins