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In the medieval era, porpoises were sometimes eaten as a delicacy.
Throughout that time, pink dolphins — and to a lesser degree the finless porpoise, another local cetacean — were a common sight for Hong Kong fishermen, who regarded the animals as a catch-stealing nuisance at best, and an evil omen at worst.
For the next month, biologists, veterinarians, technicians and four female U.S. Navy bottle-nose dolphins from San Diego are slated to participate in this expedition aimed at locating Mexico’s few remaining vaquita porpoises.
Inside are buckets and trays filled with the carcasses of everything from mice to giant porpoises and turtles.
Men are subconsciously attracted to porpoises so the more your skin can mimic that of a bottle-nose dolphin, the sexier a man will find you.
Unlike most mammals, dolphins and porpoises do not ____________ their food.
Kompanje had been planning an MRI for the porpoises.
Garbage, often. Porpoises, sometimes, for the shores of the Netherlands are teeming with hundreds of thousands of them.
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