Gallery description : bottle nosed dolphin

Bottle Nosed Dolphin (tursiops truncatus) is an animal of the mammal type. It usually inhabits warm harbours and bays. The weight of the animal is about 200kg - 300kg (440lbs - 660lbs) and lives for 20 - 35 years. Human, sharks, killer whale are the dangerous creatures for bottle nosed dolphins. Look up the table below for more information.

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Facts about bottle nosed dolphins
NameBottle Nosed Dolphin
Average Litter Size1
PhylumChordata
Weight200kg - 300kg (440lbs - 660lbs)
Size (L)2.5m - 4m (8ft - 13ft)
Life Span20 - 35 years
PredatorsHuman, sharks, killer whale
OrderCetacea
GenusTursiops
TypeMammal
DietOmnivore
HabitatWarm harbours and bays
ClassMammalia
Scientific NameTursiops truncatus
Skin TypeSmooth
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Distinctive FeaturesLarge dorsal fins and communicate using whistling
Top Speed35km/h (21mph)
KingdomAnimalia
FamilyDelphinidae
Main PreyFish, shrimp, squid
ColourLight grey, dark grey
LifestylePod
Image Details
Description Bottle nosed dolphin. Bottle Nosed Dolphin riding the bow wake of our panga | Flickr - Photo ...
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