Dolphins Are So Smart They’re Learning Tool-Use From Their Friends

Science Alert, June 2020

The Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins of Shark Bay in Western Australia have an unusual way of obtaining food.

They chivvy fish into a large, empty marine gastropod shell. Then they carry the shell and captured fish up to the surface, and shake it upside down. Slurp! go the fish, straight down into the dolphin’s belly.