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Article: Aeon on the question of dolphins’ special bond with humans

Departing dolphins, and Christo
Departing dolphins, and Christo

Are you tired of photos of diving in the Red Sea? Are you tired of stories about other people diving with dolphins? Here’s a change of pace: a fantastic article by Justin Gregg for Aeon Magazine, on whether dolphins and humans share a special bond.

A lot of bumpf about dolphins can be found in a variety of forms and forums, not limited to claims of their apparent ability to heal people. Gregg manfully attempts to cut through the noise and make a final pronouncement on whether dolphins really are as friendly and well disposed to the human race as their smiley faces suggest.

Read the full article here.

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