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Join host Dr. Justin Gregg as he talks with scientists and experts about everyone's favorite marine mammal: the dolphin. With comedy co-hosts and plenty of pop-culture to season the science, The Dolphin Pod is an enlightening and entertaining deep dive into the world of dolphin science.

Join host Dr. Justin Gregg as he talks with scientists and experts about everyone's favorite marine mammal: the dolphin. With comedy co-hosts and plenty of pop-culture to season the science, The Dolphin Pod is an enlightening and entertaining deep dive into the world of dolphin science.
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Join host Dr. Justin Gregg as he talks with scientists and experts about everyone's favorite marine mammal: the dolphin. With comedy co-hosts and plenty of pop-culture to season the science, The Dolphin Pod is an enlightening and entertaining deep dive into the world of dolphin science.

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Episodes

15: Timesharing dolphins

1/10/2019
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This episode features research from Morigenos – the Slovenian Marine Mammal Society. Learn more about their work at: https://www.morigenos.org/ The primary article being discussed is: Genov T., Centrih T., Kotnjek P., Hace A. 2019. Behavioural and temporal partitioning of dolphin social groups in the northern Adriatic Sea. Marine Biology 166: 11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-018-3450-8 We also discuss the following article: Genov T., Jepson P.D., Barber J.L., Hace A., Gaspari S., Centrih...

Duration:00:27:16

Ship Strikes, Emie's questions, tools (Episode 13)

2/15/2009
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In this week's episode, we will focus our Science Spotlight on ship strikes, and in our Kids' Science Quickie, we'll field questions about dolphin communication from eight year old Emie. File Download (17:58 min / 16.4 MB) (http://www.dolphincommunicationproject.org/podcast/thedolphinpodepisode13entire.mp3)

Duration:00:17:58

The Dolphin Species Song (Episode 11)

7/6/2008
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We are proud to present The Dolphin Species Song File Download (03:40 min / 5.10 MB) (http://www.dolphincommunicationproject.org/podcast/thedolphinpodepisode11entire.mp3)

Duration:00:03:39

Dolphin communication, cookie cutter sharks, dolphin news (Episode 10)

4/27/2008
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In this week's episode, we will review breaking Dolphin News from around the world, focus our Science Spotlight on dolphin communication, and in our Kids' Science Quickie, we'll discuss cookie cutter sharks File Download (28:41 min / 40.35 MB) (http://www.dolphincommunicationproject.org/podcast/thedolphinpodepisode10entire.mp3)

Duration:00:28:40

Dolphin personalities, dolphin mittens (flippers), dolphin news (Episode 9)

3/20/2008
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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 File Download (33:39 min / 23.6 MB) (http://www.dolphincommunicationproject.org/podcast/thedolphinpodepisode9entire.mp3)

Duration:00:33:39

Dolphins and whales in the Middle Ages, magnetite, dolphin news (Episode 8)

3/5/2008
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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 File Download (27:03 min / 18.5 MB) (http://www.dolphincommunicationproject.org/podcast/thedolphinpodepisode8entire.mp3)

Duration:00:27:03

Dolphin sleep behavior, dolphin teeth, dolphin news (Episode 7)

2/15/2008
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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 File Download (40:41 min / 27.9 MB) (http://www.dolphincommunicationproject.org/podcast/thedolphinpodepisode7entire.mp3)

Duration:00:40:41

The truth about Dolphin Assisted Therapy, pink dolphins, news (Episode 6)

1/1/2008
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In this week's episode, we will review breaking Dolphin News from around the world, focus our Science Spotlight Dolphin Assisted Therapy, and in our Kids' Science Quickie, we'll discuss pink dolphins File Download (42:04 min / 28.9 MB) (http://www.dolphincommunicationproject.org/podcast/thedolphinpodepisode6entire.mp3)

Duration:00:42:04

The all new Dolphin Pod, Episode 5

12/31/2007
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In this week's episode, we will review breaking Dolphin News from around the world, focus our Science Spotlight humpack whale echolocation, and in our Kids' Science Quickie, we'll discuss Pelorus Jack File Download (10:02 min / 6.01 MB) (http://www.dolphincommunicationproject.org/podcast/thedolphinpodepisode5entire.mp3)

Duration:00:10:02

The all new Dolphin Pod, Episode 4

12/15/2007
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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 dolphinss File Download (12:42 min / 8.73 MB) (http://www.dolphincommunicationproject.org/podcast/thedolphinpodepisode4entire.mp3)

Duration:00:12:42

The all new Dolphin Pod, Episode 3

11/21/2007
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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 File Download (15:01 min / 10.3 MB) (http://www.dolphincommunicationproject.org/podcast/thedolphinpodepisode3entire.mp3)

Duration:00:15:01

The all new Dolphin Pod, Episode 2

11/7/2007
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In this week's episode, we will talk with Dr. Kathleen Dudzinski about the upcoming conference on marine mammalogy in Cape Town, review breaking Dolphin News from around the world, focus our Science Spotlight on a behavior known as Spy Hopping, and in our Kids' Science Quickie, we'll discuss surfing dolphins. File Download (14:30 min / 19.9 MB) (http://www.dolphincommunicationproject.org/podcast/thedolphinpodepisode2entire.mp3)

Duration:00:14:30

The all new Dolphin Pod, Episode 1

11/1/2007
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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. File Download (12:23 min / 8.7 MB)...

Duration:00:12:23

The Dolphin Pod Relaunch Coming Soon

9/1/2007
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Hello dolphin pod listeners. You may have noticed that episodes have not been released all that frequently in recent months. It's not because we here at the dolphin pod have lost interest – quite the contrary. We have been working on a brand new look and feel to the dolphin pod, together with an upgrade to our recording equipment. We are also hammering out plans for a new sponsorship scheme so that we can bring you improved dolphin science information and news on a more regular basis. So...

Duration:00:01:28

Dolphin Vocalizations

7/12/2007
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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. Transcript (http://www.dolphincommunicationproject.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1083&Itemid=263) :: Read a transcript of this episode DCP's 2007 Research (http://www.dolphincommunicationproject.org) :: Read about DCP's 2007 research from Mikura Island in Japan File Download (8:05...

Duration:00:08:05

Dolphins get the point

6/4/2007
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You may recall from The Dolphin Pod episode titled “Herman's Dolphin Prodigies” that dolphins have proven themselves to be capable of understanding the human pointing gesture. Dr. Louis Herman and his research team have shown that dolphins, when given a pointing arm and finger gesture to indicate an object, understand that this gesture is a cue to the location of an object. This might sound like a very boring, elementary skill, but the ability to follow a pointing gesture is very rare in the...

Duration:00:06:17

Bubble Rings

5/26/2007
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Dolphins have been observed creating and playing with intricate bubble rings. Learn all about bubble ring play in dolphins in this week’s episode. Transcript (http://www.dolphincommunicationproject.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1085&Itemid=263) :: Read a transcript of this episode Bubble Rings (http://www.bubblerings.com/bubblerings/links.cfm) :: More about bubble rings Beluga Blows Bubble Ring (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zsmk40vtQCE) :: Watch a beluga whale blow a...

Duration:00:04:12

Mikura Research 2007

5/18/2007
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In just a few days, the Dolphin Communication Project will begin our research on Mikura Island in Japan for our summer 2007 field season. The tiny, dormant volcanic island of Mikura lies 200 km south of Tokyo in the Pacific Ocean. The island is home to 300 human beings and about 180 Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins. Learn more about our research on Mikura in this week’s episode. Transcript...

Duration:00:04:24

Narwhal Oceanographers

4/22/2007
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Today is Earth Day 2007. According to the Earth Day Network Web site, the focus of this year's Earth Day is “A Call for Action on Climate Change”. Climate change is a topic that is in the news a lot lately, but one rarely finds a connection between climate change and dolphins. However, there is one species of cetacean that is on the front lines of this battle against climate change: the narwhal. You might remember from a previous episode of The Dolphin Pod that we discussed a hypothesis...

Duration:00:04:34