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'Ella' one of the female dolphins found in Tin Can Bay, Queensland Australia

As a comparative psychologist I look at behaviour across species. My interests are mainly in felines and cetaceans.


In Tin Can Bay, Queensland, Australia live a group of very special dolphins - Australian Humpback Dolphins (Sousa sahulensis). I have been studying these dolphins for the last 10 years, looking at a very unique behaviour the males exhibit - carrying objects.  You can learn more about what this very interesting behaviour by reading my research paper:

escholarship.org/content/qt8pt5z83j/qt8pt5z83j.pdf