7 Facts about Dolphins You Probably Didn't Know ...

When we look at the most well-known facts about dolphins, such as their intelligence, compassion and fun loving nature, new things always seem to surface. Soon enough, you might just find yourself completely bewildered by the many fun, exciting and sometimes shocking facts about dolphins that you never even could have guessed.

1. Heightened Intelligence

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What might be one of the most remarkable facts about dolphins you’ll find is that this species of sea mammals is one of the few that can compete with humans when it comes to intelligence. Dolphins are known for their heightened level of self-awareness, ability to imitate each other and members of other species, ability to respond appropriately to training instructions – not just "face to face" instructions, but also those shown to them on TV screens – and a remarkable power to understand, learn and memorize.

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