The Dolphin Pod

Join hosts Dr. Justin Gregg and Laura Teasdale as they talk with scientists and experts about everyone’s favorite marine mammal: the dolphin. With a sprinkling of comedy to season the science, The Dolphin Pod is an enlightening and entertaining deep dive into the world of dolphin science. The Dolphin Pod is family-friendly, teen-approved podcast fun! After a 10 year hiatus (so Justin could be a stay-at-home dad), The Dolphin Pod is returning with new episodes in 2019. If you love The Dolphin Pod, please consider donating to our GoFundMe campaign – all funds raised will go directly to funding new epidoes of the podcast, and are tax-deductable.


In this week’s episode, we will review breaking Dolphin News from around the world, focus our Science Spotlight on dolphin personalities, and in our Kids’ Science Quickie, we’ll discuss dolphin mittens.
 





 Dr. Stan Kuczaj


 
 
 
In this week’s science spotlight, we will be discussing dolphin personalities. For this episode, I interview Dr. Stan Kuczaj. Dr. Kuczaj is a professor of psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he is the director of the Marine Mammal Behavior and Cognition program at USM.


 
In this week’s episode, we will review breaking Dolphin News from around the world, focus our Science Spotlight on dolphins and whales in the Middle Ages, and in our Kids’ Science Quickie, we’ll discuss magnetite.
 





 An image of a dolphin from Kongelige Bibliotek, Gl. kgl. S. 1633 4º, Folio 60v


The age of modern scientific study of dolphins, whales and other animals probably started around the 18th century.


In this week’s episode, we will review breaking Dolphin News from around the world, focus our Science Spotlight on dolphin sleep, and in our Kids’ Science Quickie, we’ll discuss how you can tell how old a dolphin is by looking at its teeth.





 
 Dolphins sleep behavior is fundamentally different to that of humans


 
In this week’s science spotlight, we will be discussing sleep in dolphins and humans. For this episode, I interview Dr. Brendan Lucey. A graduate of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Dr.


 
In this week’s episode, we will review breaking Dolphin News from around the world, focus our Science Spotlight on Dolphin Assisted Therapy, and in our Kids’ Science Quickie, we’ll discuss pink dolphins.
 
In this week’s science spotlight, we will be discussing a popular but highly controversial form of animal therapy known as Dolphin Assisted Therapy. This episode features an interview with Dr. Lori Marino, senior lecturer in the Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology Program, at Emory University.


In this week’s episode, we will  review breaking Dolphin News from around the world, focus our Science Spotlight on humpback whale echolocation, and in our Kids’ Science Quickie,  we’ll discuss Pelorus Jack.
 

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Sonar ban canary island, Risso dolphin rescue in Maui, Tasmania dolphin stranding rescue
Cambodia launches plan to save the endangered Irrawaddy dolphin. The Mekong River in Cambodia is home to approximately 100 Irrawaddy river dolphins – a critically endangered river dolphin species.


 
In this week’s episode, we will  discuss how you can help conserve dolphin species,  review breaking Dolphin News from around the world, focus our Science Spotlight on the Amazon River dolphin, and in our Kids’ Science Quickie,  we’ll discuss colorful dolphins.
 
 

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Cambodia conservation, Scottish jet skier fined, New Zealand conservation delay
Cambodia launches plan to save the endangered Irrawaddy dolphin. The Mekong River in Cambodia is home to approximately 100 Irrawaddy river dolphins – a critically endangered river dolphin species.


In this week’s episode, we will discuss whale and dolphin watching with biologist Fabian Ritter, review breaking Dolphin News from around the world, focus our Science Spotlight on dolphin buoyancy, and in our Kids’ Science Quickie,  we’ll discuss hairy dolphins.

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Mysterious dolphin deaths in Australia, Hayden Panettiere arrest warrant

A rash of dolphin deaths in Australia has biologists baffled. Sky News is reporting that nine bottlenosed dolphins have been found dead on the shores of the popular tourist area of Gippsland Lakes in Australia within the past 12 months.


 
In this week’s episode, we will talk with Dr.


This is our first episode for the new and improved version of The Dolphin Pod.  In this week’s episode, we will unveil the new dolphin pod format, review breaking Dolphin News from around the world, focus our Science Spotlight on the top 5 myths about dolphins, and in our new Kids’ Science Quickie,introduce you to a blind teenager who uses echolocation like a dolphin in order to navigate his surroundings.
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The Dolphin Pod has been relaunched
The Dolphin Pod has officially moved to our new home on the Dolphin Communication Project’s Web site.

Dolphin Vocalizations


Learn all about dolphin vocalizations and dolphin sounds in this week’s episode, featuring real audio recorded this summer from wild dolphins at our research field site at Mikura Island in Japan.
>Hello everyone! The Dolphin Pod is back on the air after a short break. I’ve just returned from a research trip to Mikura Island in Japan where the Dolphin Communication Project is involved in a long term study of a group of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins that live around the island.