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How do dolphins maintain their glowing skin? A study reveals the surprising answer

Maybe she’s born with it, maybe it’s gorgonian coral.

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View from a yacht of a pod of common or bottle-nosed dolphins, Delphinus delphis, just below a calm ...
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Angela Ziltener

We all have daily routines that keep us healthy and refreshed.

For Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins, rubbing against corals might be akin to showering.

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Rubbing behaviors in dolphins have only been documented a handful of times and are not well understood.