Dolphins sometimes play with Orcas, even though some Orcas eat Dolphins. Researchers believe this is because Orcas that eat red meat tend to avoid Orcas that only eat fish, so if they stay near the fish-eaters, they won’t encounter the mammal-eaters.
Dolphins have a highly developed spoken language, similar to the human language. This indicates a high level of intelligence and consciousness in dolphins. In addition to this, dolphin brains are somewhat larger and more complex than human ones.
Pelorus Jack was a dolphin that used to guide ships through a notoriously dangerous channel in New Zealand. In 1904 someone aboard the SS Penguin tried to shoot Jack with a rifle, he survived and continued to guide all ships except the SS Penguin. The SS penguin suffered for it. In 1909 it hit a rock and sunk, killing almost everyone on board.
Adam Walker was protected from a great white shark by a pod of dolphins while swimming to raise money for dolphin conservation. About 10 dolphins surrounded him for about 1 hr in Cook Strait, 6th leg of the Oceans Seven: a marathon of 7 long-distance open water channel swims around the world.
When two dolphins in a Beijing aquarium got plastic stuck in their stomachs, vets called in the then tallest man in the world, herdsman Bao Xishun, to reach his long arms in and pull the plastic out.
Two pigmy whales, a mother and a calf got stranded in a beach unable to navigate back to the ocean past a series of sandbanks. Seeing their plight a dolphin arrived and guided the whales 200 yards along the shoreline and out through a channel into the open sea.
Killer whales are able to learn to speak Dolphin. When killer whales were socialized with bottlenose dolphins at a water facility, they changed the types of sounds they made to resemble those of their social partners.
The world’s largest concentration of nukes is housed 20 miles NW of Seattle, and it’s defended by trained dolphins.
In 2004 a lifeguard was swimming with his daughter when dolphins started circling them. He then noticed a shark beneath them. The shark was driven away by the dolphins.
Some people believe dolphins and whales are actually a race of alien beings called the Nommos.