Dolphin Facts for Kids

  • Dolphins are mammals; this means that they nurse their babies with milk from the mothers.

  • Dolphins can swim up to 260 m. below the surface of the ocean.

  • Dolphins can stay up to 15 minutes under water, but they cannot breath under the water.

  • Dolphins use a technique called echolocation to find food and navigate.

  • Dolphin teacherDolphins live in groups formed by 10 to 12 individuals.

  • There are 32 different kinds of ocean dolphins and 4 species of river dolphins.

  • The largest dolphin is the “killer whale” (also known as Orca).

  • The most known dolphin is the “ bottlenose dolphin”.

  • Dolphins are warm-blooded.

  • Dolphins communicate through sounds and whistles.

  • Dolphins eat fish and squid.

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