Dolphins are among the most amazing creatures present in waters almost all over the world. They are very intelligent and friendly . You can play with the dolphins without any hesitancy. Dolphins are present in almost each and every ocean of the world. They may also be present in the rivers, but only in some major rivers. Various species of dolphins are found in the Amazon River in Brazil and also in some huge rivers in India. Dolphins are very amusing animals and people love to play and enjoy with them. But under certain circumstances these beautiful creatures are at sake of mercy due to human activities. Their survival is mandatory but it is always threatened as like that of other creatures of the marine ecosystem. So, for the purpose to create awareness about the safety and survival of dolphins, various resorts all around the world provide the opportunity to the people to go for swimming and playing with the dolphins during the vacations. It seems quite a graceful way to highlight the importance of such beautiful and charming creature.
According to some scientists of the recent era, dolphins evolved only 10 million years ago. In this context, if we compare the dolphins with other marine animals, then it is evident that dolphins are quite new species in the aquatic ecosystem. A number of scientists are of the view that the dolphins evolved from the land animals. In other words we can say that they are the descendants of land animals. Scientists support this theory of evolution with some strong evidence. For example, the skeletal structure of dolphins has small vestigial pelvic bones and leg buds. The word “dolphin” originated from the ancient Greek word “delphys,” meaning womb which indicates that dolphins are mammals like whales and they carry their infantile or offspring in their wombs. Dolphins exhibit distinctive social behavior and keen intelligence. Dolphins have been reported to learn a specific behavior just like human beings. They even display cultures which is a very unique phenomenon related to human intelligence. Man used to teach the young ones about the methods of searching food and other such activities. This unique intelligence and some other characteristics including friendly nature and behavior makes swimming alongside them very interesting and enjoyable . Besides all this, there are certain species of dolphins which are at a risk of extinction and some have already been extinct.
These wonderful creatures of nature are facing a lot threats and it is a fact that most humans are responsible for most of them. There are several reasons supporting this fact. Human activities like allowing the toxic chemical materials from industries to enter into the ocean do a severe damage to the aquatic life. Similarly some lethal pesticides enter the waters through runoff. Some other dangers include the collision of dolphins with the boat propellers. In certain natural habitats dolphins may accidentally fall prey to a fisherman’s nets when they are trying to catch some fish. It is now a responsibility of the people to save this unique and amazing creature and to prevent its extinction by controlling its mounting destruction. For the purpose, providing people the opportunity to swim and play with the dolphins is indeed a very positive and healthy activity. It is evident that in most of the cases dolphins are destructed unintentionally, therefore by providing people the opportunity to spend some time with the dolphins in their natural habitats helps them to know what this fabulous creature actually is and how it behaves. If you once get a chance of swimming and playing with the dolphins, you will come to know about the interesting aspects of the friendly nature of this remarkable creature.
Dolphins are found abundant in the Mediterranean Sea. They are very intelligent species and were equally popular among the Greek and the Romans. Some interesting studies and scientific research revealed that the brain of the dolphin is similar to the human brain. These mammals are really very intelligent and can adopt training through caress. An amazing aspect of the dolphin’s behavior and intelligence is that it is capable of treating various maladies. These illnesses include brain paralysis in children and the Down syndrome. Dolphins are also reported to help humans in some serious hearing and visual problems or infections in the spinal cord.