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  • Dolphins can feel joy and sadness

    Whales, dolphins and porpoises live in complex societies, use tools and can experience joy or grief, it has been claimed.

    A study has revealed their huge range of skills and suggests that the impact of whaling and environmental damage on such sensitive groups may be much larger than thought.

    In his paper Mark Simmonds, director of science for the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, argues that the increasing body of scientific evidence on the animals, all part of the cetacean family, proves they are far more intelligent than previously understood.

    Read the full story here.
    Thomas Torjusen - Dykkesidens far