A Mass Beaching Of Dolphins In Japan Has Triggered Earthquake Fears

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK

A mass beaching of up to 150 dolphins on the Japanese coast has fuelled fears a powerful earthquake could be imminent. Frantic efforts to save the...

Planet Appetite: Panama City Beach, Florida

Rupert Parker | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Located on the North West coast of Florida, on the Gulf of Mexico, Panama City Beach offers 27 miles of white sand and emerald green waters

A Jumbo Problem for the Travel Industry

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

Nothing makes a good holiday brochure richer than the generic picture of a couple aloft an elephant, trekking through lush forest. What could be more authentically backpackery than that? A truly 'real' experience - just add some fire-juggling, a full moon party and copious amounts of local spirits and you have 1000 Facebook likes right there...

Mother Dolphin 'Commits Suicide' When Calf s Captured

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Reports have emerged that the mother of a rare albino dolphin calf has committed suicide after being torn apart from her baby in the latest slaughter ...

Dolphins Aren't Dumb

Philippa Brakes | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Philippa Brakes

Intelligence is a complex subject but let's get one thing straight, dolphins aren't dumb. The question about which species are the 'smartest' fascinates us. Our answers will always depend on human-derived value judgements associated with the merit of different attributes...

Are Dolphins Dumb?

Justin Gregg | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK
Justin Gregg

I argue that dolphins do in fact display startling skill in some of the areas we associate with intelligence, like symbol use and social cognition. But I also argue that when we put dolphin intelligence in context by looking at the intelligent behaviour displayed by other species... the argument for dolphin intellectual superiority gets doused with a bucket of cold, salty water.

Do Dolphins Call Each Other by Name?

Justin Gregg | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Tech
Justin Gregg

To function like name-use in human language, dolphins would need to not just repeat their own name, but call out the names of other individuals in order to address them. Figuring out if dolphins do this has been the goal of Vincent Janik and his research group at the Sea Mammal Research Unit at the University of St. Andrews.

WATCH: Amazing Baby Dolphin Calf Birth

Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

Rare footage of a dolphin giving birth to a calf has been captured on camera at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago....

WATCH: The Best Dolphin Video Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Now, we know you're all very busy people and probably don't have time to watch footage of a group of blokes doing a spot of deep-sea fishing off the c...

WATCH: Teenager Surfs With Dolphins

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Floridian Keith Overton was recording his son, Mitchell, wake board off the back of a boat recently. Not that big a deal, you might think... except th...

Dolphin Tattoo Transforms Amputee's Shoulder Into A Work Of Art (PICTURE)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Heine Braeck, 33, from Sarpsborg, Norway, has been without an right arm since he lost it during a freak accident when he was 13. Today, his should...