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What Senses Do Whales And Dolphins Have?

Whales evolved from land mammals many years ago and shared many of their senses with modern-day land mammals. However, some of their senses are unique to allow them to survive in the oceans. Whales, dolphins, and other marine mammals have the same senses as land mammals. They have vision, touch, hearing, taste, and smell. Toothed …

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Bottlenose Dolphins Facts

Bottlenose dolphins are a type of marine mammal. Bottlenose dolphins are found in warm oceans and waters around the world. Bottlenose dolphins of North American are not endangered or threatened. As the name “bottlenose” suggests, this kind of dolphin has a short, stubby beak.  Bottlenose dolphins have a curved dorsal fin in the middle of …

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Which Whales Can You Watch In North America?

If you have ever wanted to watch whales in the wild, then you need to know which whales it is possible to see around North America. There is nothing better than seeing wildlife live and in its natural habitat, and seeing a whale is something that you will never forget. In this article, you will …

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Where To Watch Whales In Westport and The Olympic Coast?

Westport, a small town on the Pacific Ocean, may not have the same allure for whale-watchers as the nearby San Juan Islands, Puget Sound, or the Salish Sea, but it does have its share of whales passing by. Westport is located south of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic National Park. Westport is …

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Why Are Dolphins Mammals?

Dolphins have the scientific class of Mammalia, which specifies that they are mammals. Dolphins are the marine mammal family with the largest array of species.  Dolphins are warm-blooded, females give birth to live young and provide their young with milk produced by their bodies, which are all characteristics of mammals. Dolphins even have hair when …

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Where To Watch Whales In North America

Whale watching has become one of the most loved tourist attractions that North America has to offer. There is nothing better than seeing a living creature so large that you can hardly comprehend it. Whales are some of the largest, most gentle creatures on the planet. Their unique behaviors make them a favorite among sea …

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Whale Watching In the San Juan Islands and Puget Sound

The San Juan Islands, Salish Sea, and Puget Sound is one of the World’s best whale-watching destinations, with more than 500,000 people visiting every year. With up to five whale species, along with dolphins, porpoises, seals, and sea lions, it is not hard to see why. Between the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the …

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Where Can You Watch Blue Whales In North America?

I have never seen a blue whale, but that will change shortly, and I cannot wait. I wanted to find out the best destinations in North America to see one of them to plan accordingly. Blue whales can be seen in many towns and cities around North America. From Hawaii to Alaska and from the …

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How To Prepare For A Whale Watching Trip

It is possible to see whales, dolphins, and porpoises almost anywhere in North America’s oceans. From the warmest waters of the Caribbean to the coldest places in Alaska, they can be seen from land along shallow coastlines and in deep waters miles from anywhere. Many whales, dolphins, and porpoises only live in particular areas and …

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