Monday, November 24, 2008

Maui's Dolphin

Our classroom have been working on the Maui's Dolphin.
The Maui's Dolphin are found at the West coast of the North island in New Zealand. Maui's Dolphin are seen between Dargaville and New Plymouth. They are often seen in the water 20 metres deep. When Maui's Dolphin have their feed they dive under water to feed on small fish and squid. While they having their feed they usually stay under water for 90 second. Maui's use their soundwares to help them find their food. Maui's calve are usually born in spring or summer. Maui's Dolphin belong to a large group of dolphins called the Delphinidae family. There are around 34 different types of species in the family.

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