Bottlenose Dolphin Adopts Whale Calf of Another Species
Bottlenose Dolphin Adopts Whale Calf of Another Species
Interspecies adoptions are rare, but it’s not the first time this population of dolphins in French Polynesia has attempted it.
Bottlenose Dolphin Adopts Whale Calf of Another Species
Bottlenose Dolphin Adopts Whale Calf of Another Species

Interspecies adoptions are rare, but it’s not the first time this population of dolphins in French Polynesia has attempted it.

Interspecies adoptions are rare, but it’s not the first time this population of dolphins in French Polynesia has attempted it.

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