Dolphins use several methods to get their food. Fish and squid are the main source of food to most dolphins and they have develop interesting cooperative methods to catch them.

One method called herding consist of a group of dolphins surrounding a school of fish to concentrate them, after that one or two take turns to come from the bottom and have the largest amount of fish possible.

The second method is called corralling, which is performed taking fish to shallow waters when it is easily captured.

Some species are even more specialized or with unique methods to catch fish.


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