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Choose from 114 pictures in our Captivity collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Bottlenose Dolphin - giving birth - showing new-born Featured Print

Bottlenose Dolphin - giving birth - showing new-born

Bottlenose Dolphin - giving birth - showing new-born having just been delivered (Tursiops truncatus). Oltremare lagoon Riccione Italy. The pregnancy lasted 54 weeks. The male calf was born July 2nd 2010 at 8:02 am and started to take milk 2 and half hours after birth (feeding at an average of two/three times per hour). At birth its weight was roughly 16 kg and 120cm in length. After 20 days its weight was 31 kg. The mother is 'Blue', a female born in Delphinarium Rimini Italy in 1996. The father is 'Micha', 25 year old coming from Cuba (in Italy since 1989).

© Augusto Leandro Stanzani / ardea.com

Bottlenose Dolphin - mother and newborn baby / Featured Print

Bottlenose Dolphin - mother and newborn baby /

Bottlenose Dolphin - mother and newborn baby / calf - swimming together (Tursiops truncatus). Malta. The calf was born on July 20th 2010 at 15:30. At birth its weight was roughly 15 kg and 1m in length. The mother is 'Onda', a 14 year old female from Cuba but guest of the grand Mediterraneo Dolphinarium since 2003. The father is 'Lucas', a 12 year old also from Cuba. Gestation in this species of dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) is approximately 12 months. Nursing can last up two years but already after 4 months-old the calf can start to feed himself setting in motion the weaning process. This forms part of a species propagation programme in a monitored environment that Marineland Ltd, the company that runs the Mediterraneo Marine Park, has planned in Malta for some time.

© Augusto Leandro Stanzani / ardea.com

Bottlenose Dolphin - Mother giving birth to Baby / Calf Featured Print

Bottlenose Dolphin - Mother giving birth to Baby / Calf

Bottlenose Dolphin - Mother giving birth to Baby / Calf. (Tursiops truncatus). Birth Sequence 2. The tail of the baby is out, from this moment normally within two hours birth will occur. Part of a sequence of imagesDolphin gestation / pregnancy lasts approx. 12 months, the birth can take between half an hour to 3 - 4 hours depending on the experience of the mother. Weaned after 9 - 18 months. Young stay closely with mothers for up to 6 years.

© Augusto Leandro Stanzani / ardea.com