In the World Ocean there are no less than 4 sub-species of bottlenose dolphins, slightly different in appearance and features of the skull. Among them:
Main food of these marine mammals is different kinds of fish: trout, pink salmon, salmon, mackerel, anchovies, mullet, capelin, squid. Adult dolphin can eat 8-15 kg of fish per day.
Pacific bottlenose dolphins live sedentary or migrate in small flocks. Their tendency to coastal zone can be explained by their specific nutrition style. They breathe captive 1-4 times per minute and their heart beats 80-140 (average 100) times per minute. They can reach speed up to 40 km / h and jump to a height of 5 m.
These dolphins skillfully manage complex vocal apparatus to communicate with each other by making communication signals from 7 to 20 kHz. When searching for prey and for better orientation under water they produce echolocation click, with frequency of 20-170 kHz. American scientists have recorded 17 communicative signals of adult bottlenose dolphins, and only 6 signals of the pups.
«Tender and gentle» this is how kids are calling Hugo. Hugo with the help of his ability to make friends became closer not only to kids, but also adults. Every time Hugo is welcoming adults with melodic and welcoming whistle. Hugo is very attentive to kids, he can tell them a story about himself, draw a picture or can dance. Tenderness and kindness exhibited by him during sessions with disable children — is his unique hallmark of his character. Performing on the stage – this is the element that fascinates Hugo and raises him up. He is a true artist who brings a smile and joy to the viewer.
Hercules is beloved by visitors for his temperament and intelligence that helps him to communicate with little children. Of course his mind, no doubt, allows him to act freely among people. Conversations and communication with a trainer and the audience expand his mental horizons. Sometimes during the sessions it seems that he has advantage over his coach. It seems that he can read his coach’s mind — and as a result he can perform the exercises by his own, without a coach. Feeling the love and attention of others, he is playing with swimming children, he gives his fins to children and brings the ball.
Vita — is making you to love her from the first glance, and she gives her love back. After having conquered hearts of children this pretty bottle nose dolphin tries her best to make little visitors to smile. Sometimes according to requirements that only Vita knows - she chooses special "object of love" and during all performance show she plays and give additional attention to this person and even can sing serenade for this person, of course in dolphin language. But if you are on the same page with our artists - you will understand everything without translation.
|Northern fur seals|
Northern fur seal or fur seal (lat. Callorhinus ursinus) — is a mammal from the group of predatory pinnipeds squad, from the family of eared seals. The only species from group of Northern fur seals (Callorhinus).
Almost every one of us at least once heard something about seal that is calling "fur seal". Northern fur seals during almost the whole cold period of the year travel around the Pacific Ocean. About seven months they don't go out from water, swimming too far from the shore. Fur seals adapted very easily to the life in water during evolution. The whole of their streamlined body is covered with warm, durable and waterproof fur. Instead of legs fur seals have leathery flippers. Even the ears, not to decrease their speed in the water, are created in the form of little, tightly adhering to the head tubes.
Goroshek — is very cute and shy with very extraordinary mind. He is very talented artist of maritime theater "Nemo". He is very hard-working, and he can be very sad if he can’t get a complex element. But when he succeed to make an element — he never miss the chance to boast.
Elka — is a Northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus). Unique feature if this beauty is in her communicability and sociability. Elka is needed by everyone during trainings, at the stage and during leisure time. Elka likes trainings a lot, in addition the stage is making her excited: many applauses, cheerful ovations and children screaming. Visitors like her a lot. When Elka see children, she shows her excitement by clapping with her front flippers. In a spare time she likes to chat with her friends, to discuss the latest news of the day.
Of course females more interested in more stronger and courageous males, that will give sustainable generation to natural selection. They carefully look after their children and protect them from everyone. Kids recognize their mothers by smell. Mothers fed their babies 5 months.
Nicolas – is a Patagonian sea lion. This male is natively from Chile. They have all the characteristics of a family of eared seals: strong bodies with sleek hair, large fins show the physical power of the lion. Nikolas demonstrates his leadership skills with self-discipline and respect for the animals around him. His South American temperament is manifested at the stage, where the festive atmosphere with cheers and applauses. Nikolas throws all his energy in the dance as a gift for the audience's attention and happy smiles.
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