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Clymene Dolphin

Caption: A newly published study on the clymene dolphin, a small and sleek marine mammal living in the Atlantic Ocean, shows that the species arose through natural hybridization between two closely related dolphins species, the spinner dolphin and the striped dolphin.

Credit: R. Pitman

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Related news release: Study discovers natural hybridization produced dolphin species


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