Science News From The Animal Kingdom
posted by August 19 at 12:40 PMon
A consequence of cultural pollution:
A wild dolphin is apparently teaching other members of her group to walk on their tails, a behaviour usually seen only after training in captivity.
The tail-walking group lives along the south Australian coast near Adelaide.
One of them spent a short time after illness in a dolphinarium 20 years ago and may have picked up the trick there.
What’s sadder than a dolphin walking on water? You guessed it: