Recent Examples of dolphin from the Web
There was a group of dolphins approaching, one came to the window.
The piece features four large video projections of dolphins swimming undersea.
Occasionally a passenger would spot some wildlife — a black bear, a pod of dolphins, the splash of a whale's tail.
Dozens of tour boats circled the fiord on a recent day, taking turns idling by pods of dolphins and nosing up to waterfalls.
To confirm the identity of the ship, REMUS descended near the wreck, capturing photos of a key distinguishing feature of the San José: bronze cannons engraved with dolphins.
Kaikoura and Akaroa When given the chance to swim in the open sea with hundreds of dolphins, don't be scared.
Among marine mammals, pinnipeds, such as seals, do—but cetaceans, such as whales and dolphins, do not.
SeaWorld San Diego needs more spinning, twisting thrill rides like Electric Eel and fewer stadium shows with acrobatic whales and dolphins if wants to reverse the tide of negative opinion.
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Origin and Etymology of dolphin
DOLPHIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dolphin for English Language Learners
: a small usually gray whale that has a pointed nose
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