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Dolphin Communication (Earth Current)

Bottlenose dolphin
Bottlenose dolphin photographed by Joseph H. Bailey, c. NGS.

So far, dolphin communication has been a one-sided affair with the intelligent sea creatures learning to understand us landlubbers. Now scientists are hoping for two-way conversation…

For all the latest science news, check out the National Geographic’s twice-weekly news rundown, Earth Current.

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