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Smiling Dolphin


Smiling Dolphin
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Copyright: Robert DeMay (BOBDEMAY) (150)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08-27
Categories: Mammals
Exposure: f/7.1
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-09-23 18:26
Viewed: 2799
Points: 0
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Smiling Risso Dolphin in Monterey Bay.

Risso's dolphins, also known as Grampus, are one of the larger members of the dolphin family. They are usually an offshore dolphin whose inshore appearance is uncommon. In numerous instances though, groups have moved into inshore areas where they have been seen repeatedly over a fixed period of time. Despite this, they are seen with some regularity in Monterey Bay, California, and off British Columbia. They have distinctive body markings and they have only 7 or fewer pairs of teeth in the front of the lower jaw, and typically none in the upper jaw.


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