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Shark Bay and Monkey Mia dolphins in the news (newest to oldest):

Dolphin food habits distinguish genetic line (ScienceNetwork Western Australia: May 8, 2014)

Dolphins Use Sponges As Tools To Snag Snacks, Scientists Say (Huffington Post Science: April 25, 2014)

Dolphin DNA reveals ‘cultural hitchhiking’ (The Australian: March 20, 2014)

12 Most Popular News Stories of 2012 (COSMOS Online, December 19, 2012)

Dolphin ‘sponging’ spans centuries (BBC Nature News, October 22, 2012)

Early social bonds predict survival in male dolphins (Georgetown University News, October 15, 2012)

Clever dolphins using sea sponges to catch fish (ABC News, October 15, 2012)

Sponging a feed has become a habit (The Sunday Age National News, October 14, 2012)

Dolphins form sub-cultures: study (The Australian, August 2, 2012)

Dolphins form sub-cultures: study (Courier Mail, August 2, 2012)

Dolphins form elite societies and cliques: Scientists (Times of India, August 2, 2012)

STUDY: Dolphins form elite societies (MINA, August 2, 2012)

Dolphins form elite societies and cliques (Zee News, August 2, 2012)

Dolphins form elite societies and cliques: scientists (Business Standard, August 2, 2012)

Dolphins form cultural cliques – study (Herald Sun, August 1, 2012)

Dolphins sponge up culture, study finds (MSN New Zealand, August 1, 2012)

Dolphins sponge up sub-culture – study (New Zealand Herald, August 1, 2012)

Like humans, dolphins hang out in cliques (LA Times, August 1, 2012)

Australian dolphins form a subculture (Science Illustrated, August 1, 2012)

Dolphins found to share interests (The Daily Telegraph, August 1, 2012)

Dolphins form sub-cultures: study (World News Australia, August 1, 2012)

Dolphins that sponge together stay together (Adelaide Now, August 1, 2012)

Dolphins form cultural cliques – study (News.com.au, August 1, 2012)

Dolphins sponge up culture, study finds (Bigpond News Australia, August 1, 2012)

Tool-using dolphins form subculture (Cosmos Magazine, August 1, 2012)

Dolphins form ‘elite groups’ around mutual interest (The London Times, August 1, 2012)

Dolphins are choosy about who they hang out with (The Globe and Mail, August 1, 2012)

Dolphins form sub-cultures: study (NineMSN News, August 1, 2012)

Bottlenose Dolphins Form Cliques Based On Sponges (International Science Times, August 1, 2012)

Humans, Dolphins Only Mammals to Socialize Based on Subcultures (Georgetown University News, July 31, 2012)

Sponging Dolphins Form Cultural Cliques (Epoch Times, July 31, 2012)

Dolphins sponge up culture, study finds (News24, July 31, 2012)

Dolphins sponge up culture (Mother Nature Network, July 31, 2012)

Dolphins sponge up culture (France24, July 31, 2012)

Dolphins that sponge together stay together (Perth Now, July 31, 2012)

Dolphins sponge up culture: study (Yahoo! News UK, July 31, 2012)

Dolphins sponge up culture: study (AFP, July 31, 2012)

Dolphin calf makes a splash in WA waters (NineMSN News, December 19, 2011)

New babies for Monkey Mia dolphin family (The West Australian, December 19, 2011)

New dolphin calf born at Monkey Mia (Perth Now – The Sunday Times, December 18, 2011)

Wild dolphin baby born at popular WA beach (Australian Geographic, November 2, 2011)

Baby dolphin makes big splash (The West Australian, November 1, 2011)

New dolphin calf Piper joins Monkey Mia pod (Perth Now – The Sunday Times, November 1, 2011)

New dolphin calf at popular WA beach (NineMSN News, November 1, 2011)

US: Dolphins use tools to hunt (University World News, September 18, 2011)

Smart Dolphins Hunt for Fish (Science Alert Australia and New Zealand, August 18, 2011)

Shark Bay Dolphins add conching to their repertoire (Science Network Western Australia, August 16, 2011)

Dolphins are the greatest spongers (The West Australian, July 31, 2011)

Dolphins use tools to hunt high-energy prey (Perth Now – The Sunday Times, July 30, 2011)

Dolphins Use Sponge Tools to Find Prey (The Chronicle Herald, July 30, 2011)

Dolphin Tool Helps to Find Fare on Seafloor (New York Times, July 26, 2011)

Why Dolphins Wear Sponges (Science NOW, July 21, 2011)

Mystery of Dolphin Tool Use Solved by GU Researchers (Georgetown University, July 21, 2011)

Dolphins get by with a little help from their (female) friends (U.S. News & World Report, November 2, 2010)

Baby dolphin survival depends on mom’s friends (Wired Science, November 2, 2010)

With a little help from their friends (HealthCanal.com, November 2, 2010)

Social Factors play vital role in dolphins’ life (TopNews United Kingdom, November 2, 2010)

Social factors play role in dolphin baby survival (Cape Cod Times, November 2, 2010)

Successful dolphin moms get help from pals (Daily News & Analysis, November 2, 2010)

Successful dolphin mums get help from pals (Zee News, November 2, 2010)

Successful mothers get help from their friends: Dolphin study (Medical News Today, November 2, 2010)

Successful dolphin mums get help from their pals (Oneindia, November 2, 2010)

Successful dolphin mums get help from their pals (India Talkies, November 2, 2010)

Bonding makes good mums (ScienceAlert, November 2, 2010)

Successful dolphin mums get help from pals (Sify, November 2, 2010)

Social network important for dolphins’ reproduction (China.org.cn, November 2, 2010)

Successful dolphin mums get help from pals (TopNews, November 2, 2010)

Social network great for dolphin calves (TopNews United States, November 2, 2010)

Social factors play role in dolphin fitness (The Portland Press Herald, November 2, 2010)

Dolphin moms do better with help from friends (Australian Geographic, November 2, 2010)

Dolphin social network good for calves (ABC Science Online, November 2, 2010)

Successful dolphin moms seem to be created, not born (Los Angeles Times, November 2, 2010)

Successful dolphin moms seem to be created, not born (Imperial Press Valley, November 2, 2010)

Even a dolphin needs to learn to fish (Metro UK, November 1, 2010)

Dolphins shell out for a fish supper (Brisbane Times, September 13th, 2010)

Meet William the Concherer, the dolphin that can fish (New Scientist, September 8th, 2010)

Scientists breathe easy with new dolphin DNA testing (University of Queensland, September 3rd, 2010)

The amazing bottlenose dolphins of Shark Bay (BBC Wildlife Magazine, September 2nd, 2010)

GU scientists collect dolphin DNA from “blow” (Vox Populi, September 1st, 2010)

Gentler method of dolphin study described (United Press International, August 30th, 2010)

Smart and fast, marine mammals are guarding our military bases (The Seattle Times, August 28th, 2010)

Blowhole breakthrough over dolphin DNA (Times of Malta, August 27th, 2010)

A novel method for collecting dolphin DNA (Science Centric, August 26th, 2010)

Dolphin breath gives up genetic clues (Australian Geographic, August 26th, 2010)

New technique to collect DNA from dolphin breath (BBC News: Science & Environment, August 25th, 2010)

DNA Extracted from Dolphin ‘Blow’ (Georgetown University, August 25th, 2010)

A novel method for collecting dolphin DNA (PhysOrg.com, August 25th, 2010)