Importance of Social Relationships in a Group of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) During a Natural Disaster
The article discusses a study to determine the importance of social relationships in a group of bottlenose Dolphins during a natural disaster. It analyzed the effect of several social factors including loss of a close associate, change in the dominance hierarchy and introduction of a new individual, on their behavior.
Hoffland, T., Yeater, D., Kucjaz, S.A., Solangi, M. (2017). Importance of social relationships in a group of bottlenose dolphins (tursiops truncatus) during a natural disaster. Aquatic Mammals, 43(4), 391-397. doi: 10.1578/AM.43.4.2017.391