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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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The dolphins swim so close that I'm convinced I'll bump into them, but somehow they always keep an inch, two, three, between us.
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The new facility gives Miami Seaquarium the opportunity to expand its highly successful Swim with Our Dolphins program which has been a favorite among park guests since 1998," commented Andrew Hertz, General Manager at Miami Seaquarium.
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