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Just Like Humans, Dolphins Have Social Networks

Written by on January 26, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 8 Comments
Just Like Humans, Dolphins Have Social Networks

They may not be on Facebook or Twitter, but dolphins do, in fact, form highly complex and dynamic networks of friends, according to a recent study by scientists at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) at Florida Atlantic University. Dolphins are known for being highly social animals, and a team of researchers at HBOI took a closer look at the interactions between bottlenose dolphins in the Indian River Lagoon (IRL) and discovered how they mingle and with whom they spend their time.

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