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|Bottlenose Dolphin breaching in the bow wave of a boat|
|Size comparison against an average human|
| Tursiops truncatus|
|Bottlenose Dolphin range (in blue)|
A bottlenose dolphin is a kind of dolphin. The name "bottlenose" comes from its snout being shaped like a bottle, although its real nose for breathing is just a hole on top of its head. It is very intelligent.Bottlenose dolphins are closely related to the porpoise and are very skilled and accurate hunters. They eat mostly small sized fish and are prey to many animals. Dolphins are beautiful but fierce.
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