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National Dolphin Day 2019 Facts about Extremely Social Mammals

Happy National Dolphin Day 2019 Facts about Extremely Social Mammals: National Dolphin Day is observed every year on April 14, across the nation. National Dolphin Day is listed as a part of the American Veterinary Medical Association Pet Health Awareness Events. This year in 2019, the National Dolphin Day is going to be celebrated on April 14, 2019, Sunday. The day is observed in order to raise awareness about the Dolphin.

Happy National Dolphin Day 2019

About Dolphins

Dolphins are cetacean mammals that are related to whales and porpoises. The size of Dolphin ranges from 4 ft to up to 30 feet. Dolphins are among just about forty species in 17 genera and they are found worldwide, they always prefer the shallower seas of the continental shelves.

They are carnivores by the nature and their diet contains of typically fish and squid. Dolphins are known to have acute vision both in and out of the water along with having a well-built intelligence of touch, with free nerve endings solidly packed in the skin.

They can perceive frequencies ten times or more exceeding the upper limit of what grown-up humans can and are gifted of creating a wide-ranging of sounds using nasal air sacs positioned just below the blowhole.

Living in pods of up to a dozen dolphins, they are extremely social animals. Pods do combine in areas where there is a plenty of food, establishing superpods, which may go beyond 1,000 dolphins. Dolphins can, and do, found solid bonds within their pods and will stay with wounded or ill individuals, even aiding them to breathe by carrying them to the surface if required.

You will see the dolphins commonly jumping overhead the water’s surface. They do this for several reasons such as when traveling, jumping hold back their energy as there is a reduced amount of friction while in the air, this is known as porpoising.  Some other reasons for leaping comprise positioning, social demonstration, fighting, non-verbal communication, amusement and trying to remove parasites.

The United States National Marine Mammal Foundation led a study that discovered that dolphins, like humans, grow a natural form of type 2 diabetes which may lead to a well understanding of the ailment and new treatments for both humans and dolphins.

How to Celebrate?

You can visit nearby aqua-marine parks where you can watch the dolphin’s playing as well as their trained shows. Also, click the photos and post it to the social media while explain your experience at the same time. Even if you can’t visit any of these parks then just simply post a picture of Dolphin with a #NationalDolphinDay and post it to your social networking site and raise the awareness all over the nation and world.