Dolphin Facts – 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Dolphins


Most people love dolphins and why wouldn’t they, given how intelligent, inquisitive, and playful they are? Those of you who grew up watching Flipper’s adventures would know by now how clever these mammals can be, yet dolphins are so much smarter than most people imagine. Mostly found in shallow seas, dolphins aren’t necessarily picky eaters although their diet consists mainly of fish and squid.

We established what do dolphins eat but what about their habits, behavior, and special abilities? What exactly are the characteristics that make dolphins so amazing among all the other mammals on planet Earth? Join us over the next few minutes as we reveal some pretty interesting facts about some of our planet’s smartest creatures.

7People use dolphins when fishing

Since ancient times, fishermen around the world have been known to train dolphins with the purpose of helping them fish. These trained dolphins will usually drive fish towards fishermen and make a specific noise when fish are in the right position. Upon receiving the signal from the dolphins, the fishermen will cast their nets catching large quantities of fish, throwing some overboard for the dolphins to feast on.