Blog & Field Reports

Dolphin (Fact) Bubbles

In this latest Kids Science Activity (KSA), students can learn new things about a dolphin species and think critically about ways to organize information. Plus, the bubble worksheet is adaptable to any species your lesson might be focused on. 

Dolphin-Tine’s Day!

Ready to add a dolphin splash to your Valentine's Day? We've got you covered with our free dolphin-themed Valentine's Day Cards. With four versions, you'll surely find one you love: Platonic, pre-colored Platonic, self-color Mildly romantic, pre-colored Mildly romantic, self-color Spread love, kindness, and dolphins!

Sperm Whale Webinar!!

Topic: Sperm Whale Reproduction & Society Live: Tuesday 6 February 2024, 6:30 pm ET This talk, by Ana Eguiguren, will review what we currently know about sperm whale sociality and reproduction, as well as outstanding questions

New Mother-Calf Paper

DCP is pleased to announce our latest paper, this time with one of our students as lead author! Congratulations to Savanna on her hard work. We're excited to see where the rest of your studies take you. And of course, well done to co-authors Manon, Amy, and Kathleen! Title: Contact Exchanges in Bottlenose Dolphin Mother–Calf Pairs

Our last data collection session for this month in 2024 was this morning. The underwater visibility was really good! The dolphins were vocal and social underwater but ...

The underwater visibility was EXCEPTIONAL this morning. We saw LOTS of socializing, surfing a boat wake (the speed runs underwater were cool!). Kathleen and Manon experimented with a ...

Wahoo! Yippee!

Those are the positive reinforcement terms we use when getting a dolphin ID correct on the videos!! When we are wrong, we get the buzzer! We started the day ...

Swimming with Dolphins!!

Data collection was conducted partially in the rain this morning! It was just enough rain to make things damp and the data sheets flecked with water. Still, we prevailed. And the morning surface ...

Dancing in the Dark

Our day began ON the water and ended IN the water! We conducted surface and space use data collection around Kathleen’s data collection session. The dolphins were very ...

Into the Deep!

Our morning began as usual with a boat ride to Bailey’s Key for data collection and observations. We had our first space use data collection sessions. It was a relatively ...