Dolphins Have Their Own Names For Each Other | Care2 Causes

Do Dolphins Have a “Language”?

These findings, along with the newfound realization that dolphins have names for each other, offer further evidence for why, as some scientists argue, they should be considered “non-human persons,” in the spirit of the Declaration of Rights for Cetaceans, drafted by a group in Helsinski, Finland.

It also makes one wonder, what do many captive dolphins think about having names like “Flipper” given to them — what if we called them by their names instead and attempted to learn their forms of communication?

via Dolphins Have Their Own Names For Each Other | Care2 Causes.

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