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dolphin

a member of the suborder Odonotoceti of the order Cetacea, the whales. Includes the Amazon and Ganges freshwater dolphins, the common dolphin (Delphinus delphis) and the bottle-nosed dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), and the Arctic dolphin, more commonly called the beluga whale. Others include Chinese river dolphin (Lipotes vexillifer).
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Billionaire real estate developer, Stephen Ross, is in negotiations to buy the Miami Dophins NFL football team, according to written reports, including an Associated Press item that ran in The New York Times on Saturday.
But the best excursion of all is the dolphin sanctuary, situated in nine-and-a-half acres of blue lagoon and home to 16 Atlantic bottlenose dophins ranging from new-born calves to those more than 20 years old.
Differences in estimated evasion indices by set, when dophins evaded capture by swimming over the net, were not tested owing to very low sample sizes (n=3 in the northeastern offshore spotted, n-5 in the eastern spinner dolphin).