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But the dolphins were successfully re-trained to track down local porpoise populations.
The team collaborated with scientists from Russia and the Netherlands to look for this effect in a bottlenose dolphin, a harbor porpoise, and a beluga whale, in addition to extending the study on the false killer whale.
But recent successes, including the captive breeding of harbor porpoises rehabilitated after being tangled in nets or stranded, gives the team hope of reviving the species.
Whales and other cetaceans, such as dolphins and porpoises, turn out to have more complex cultural abilities than any other animal except us.
Viruses are suspected of causing gastric papillomas in beluga whales as well as skin papillomas in Florida manatees and harbor porpoises.
During Sunday's episode, the time-traveling doctor proved her worth again after jumping off the side of the porpoise into the ocean.
Monks would have been able to easily catch the porpoise after tide waters receded.
In a test last year, the dolphins showed themselves capable of detecting the presence of porpoises in San Francisco Bay.
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