Fish-catching Trick May be Spreading Among Dolphins

Fish-catching Trick May be Spreading Among Dolphins

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Photo by Sun Star - dolphin underwaterDolphins in one western Australian population have been observed holding a large conch shell in their beaks and using it to shake a fish into their mouths — and the behavior may be spreading.

Researchers believe the activity might be spreading.

The Shark Bay dolphins, studied for nearly 30 years, exhibited the trick roughly half a dozen times over two decades. But lately, it has become more commonplace.

This dolphin population is already unusual for having developed two foraging techniques.

(READ the story from Reuters)

– Photo by Sun Star

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