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    Dolphins use sponges as tools

    A group of dolphins living off the coast of Australia apparently teach their offspring to protect their snouts with sponges while foraging for food in the sea floor.

    Researchers say it appears to be a cultural behavior passed on from mother to daughter, a first for animals of this type, although such learning has been seen in other species.

    http://www.cnn.com/2005/TECH/science....ap/index.html

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    Very cool!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casshew

    Very cool!

    Love the snout sponge! I wonder where I can get one to protect me on blind dates.....

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    Neat story!

    Quote Originally Posted by Yakwoman
    I wonder where I can get one to protect me on blind dates.....
    Heh heh, only if they're "spongeworthy" dates, eh?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hammerized
    Neat story!

    Heh heh, only if they're "spongeworthy" dates, eh?
    LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hammerized
    Neat story!

    Heh heh, only if they're "spongeworthy" dates, eh?
    If the 'manufacturer' discontinues their sponges maybe they can borrow a few from Elaine.



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