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The Dolphin Institute - Dolphin Research Summaries
A calf was typically found in a multiple animal pod, consisting of the mother and, most frequently, one other adult "escort whale". The escort seemed to serve a protective function. The large majority of the pods were swimming in fairly ...
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OMI: Social Sound Vocalizations for Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Mean vocalization rates were not significantly different in pods of different size or behavioral state. Vocalization rates did differ according to pod composition. Mother/calf pods ... , and Silber recorded no sounds from mother/calf pods. This study indicates that social sounds occur in pods of various sizes, different compositions, and ...
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Dolphin Care UK - Dolphinarium and Captivity
Some pods consist of females and their offspring; others of young males who -- when they reach maturity -- leave their mother ... calf. The two of them can be seen swimming very closely together, sharing a relationship characterized by deep affection. A young bottlenose dolphin will stay with his/her mother ... swim programs. They will never see their mother or other pod members again. In nature. ...
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Flipper's original capture site and began gathering information on Flipper and the local dolphin pods. They met with scientists and researchers from the Institute of Marine Mammal Studies in ... the pen. Another frequent visitor was 'Riscadeira,' possibly Flipper's mother, who was accompanied by a young dolphin and a newborn calf. All of these dolphins would approach the pen, swim parallel ...
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The truth is the capture of dolphins is a violent procedure. Pods of bottlenose dolphins are chased to exhaustion, surrounded with a net and dragged onto the ... characterized by profound affection. The violent and permanent separation is a traumatic experience for both mother and calf. In his book Marine Mammals and Man (published 1973 in the USA,) Forrest G ...
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visitingorcas
Hunting off the Farallon Islands By Susanna Beck Published: February 2007 Mother K20 and calf K38. Credit: Cannon On January 24, a large group of killer ... a 20-year-old mother from the K-pod, and her 3 year-old calf, K38. The K-pod is one of three pods (K, L, and ... s survival. The Center for Whale Research reports that the Resident pods include only 85 individuals, a number that is far short of ...
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K20, a 20-year-old mother from the K-pod, and her 3 year-old calf, K38. The K-pod is one of three pods (K, L, and J) who make ...
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Orca Network - Sightings archives - September 2001
J Pod Members: Direction: south Comments:27 September 2:07pm All three pods of the southern resident Orcas are just now rounding East ... it looked like one of the large "L" pod males????), and mother & calf were in the group as well. Heading towards Saturna Island. Best ... east toward San Juan Islands Comments:15 September 10:07am All three pods of the southern resident Orcas are near Trial Island at ...
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Orca Network - Sightings Archives - February 2003
A number of times a calf did a complete roll-over while still moving forward next to his mother... pretty neat! They all ... in their cove up until dark. One large one (male?) and several mother/calf pairs. -- Kirie Pedersen February 19, 2003 Ken Balcomb of the ... 1212 this afternoon just milling. Ron Bates MMRG, Victoria, BC * Both pods (but not together), from Triton Cove (122 degrees 59' longitude & ...
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Why do the Humpback Whales visit Hervey Bay?
Later they may be found seeking to associate with mother/calf pods. Mothers who have already completed the process of separation from their last season's calf, flow into the next ... mating process. Trish has photographed 'Nala' with a new calf in 1992, 1996,1998,1999, 2002 and 2003. During September and October mother/calf pods move through the bay in waves, or pulses. They ...
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