bottlenose bottlenose

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well-developed beak; chiefly of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean
  2. (n) northern Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead

Usage(s):

  1. Bottlenose Dolphins Possibly the most bisexual animal on earth, bottlenose dolphins engage in frequent same-sex sexual activity.
  2. He became a passionate opponent of keeping dolphins in captivity after the death of one of the Flippers, a bottlenose named Kathy.
  3. Scientists have seen bottlenose dolphins, thought to be the smartest marine animals, using sea sponges as fishing tools.

News

  1. SeaWorld Orlando caring for stranded dolphin

    A bottlenose dolphin is in critical condition at SeaWorld's marine mammal medical facility, after be
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Central Florida News 13

  2. Dolphin found stranded in Merritt Island wildlife refuge

    An adult male bottlenose dolphin was found stranded in shallow water in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, said SeaWorld spokesman Nick Gollattscheck Thursday night. SeaWorld Orlando's animal rescue team is returning to the park now with the dolphin, which rescuers said is in critical condition and appeared thin at about 8 feet long and 350 pounds. Gollattscheck said rescuers don't ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

Quotes

  1. "I think my real competition is the beaver," Blaine said, smiling, "not the bottlenose whales."
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: David Blaine Source: FOXNews

  2. "Researchers at Otago University claim the bottlenose dolphin population in the fiord could be extinct within 30 years because of pressure from tourism," Mrs Turei said. "Doubtful Sound is an eco-tourism crown for New Zealand, but we run the...
    on Jul 25, 2007 By: Metiria Turei Source: Stuff.co.nz

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