Spinner Dolphin

Stenella longirostris

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The spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) is a small dolphin found in off-shore tropical waters around the world. It is famous for its acrobatic displays in which it spins along its longitudinal axis as it leaps through the air. It is a member of the family Delphinidae of toothed whales.

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  1. (c) Cullen Hanks, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1468558
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stenella_longirostris

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