We’re taking the E &E boat to New Zealand today to meet a fast and fabulous mammal on the Watery Wednesday! So practice your bad accent and let’s get moving on today’s adventure!  

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hector's dolphin   Range/Habitat: New Zealand/ ocean

   Diet: Carnivore: fish, squid

   Length/Weight: 4-5 ft/ up to 125 lbs

   Conservation Status: endangered


Fun Facts:

  •          Hector’s Dolphins are one of the smallest dolphins on earth.
  •          They live in small schools.
  •          Hector’s dolphins are grey with black fins, tails and flippers.
  •          Hector’s dolphins are very social.
  •          They have short beaks.
  •          Hector’s dolphins are the only dolphin native to New Zealand.


Hector’s dolphins are gorgeous! The look like small orcas to us! What do you think?

hector's dolphin3   hector's dolphin2

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