Photo of the Day #601: Bottlenose dolphins

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A pair of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), photographed at Cape Henlopen State Park, Delaware.


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These bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) were from a group of about twelve that I saw last summer off Cape May, NJ. Recent molecular studies suggest that they may be another species, however; the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus).