When Your Old Fishing Buddy Has a Snout and a Blowhole

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Bottlenose dolphins help Brazilian fishermen pull in their catch, and researchers have worked out what the marine mammals get from cooperative hunting.

In research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, a team of Brazilian scientists reported that dolphins might benefit from the cooperation as much as their terrestrial mammal counterparts did. Those who fish with humans seem to live longer than other dolphins in the area do.

LINK (via The NY Times)

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