Blowholes are like nostrils that migrate in utero

The cetacean blowhole is a unique kind of nasal passage: It rises at an angle relative to the roof of the mouth and exits at the top of the head.

James Urton-U. Washington • futurity
Aug. 9, 2021 ~8 min

Young dolphins pick friends with purpose

Dolphins don't just randomly choose their friends. Like some people, they pick childhood pals that will set them up for success as adults.

Robin Smith-Duke • futurity
July 31, 2020 ~5 min

Dolphins have fewer babies when waters heat up

Climate change may threaten ocean mammals like dolphins more than researchers previously realized.

U. Zurich • futurity
April 1, 2019 ~3 min