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Submission + - Dolphins using tools to fish (discovery.com)

electrons_are_brave writes: A press release from Murdoch University in Australia has anounced that a group of bottle nosed dolphins are "conching" (using a conch shell to both fish with and direct the captured fish into their mouth). Researchers plan to track the horizontal spread of the behaviour which they assume will occur due to observational learning. They say this is the first time such a project is being undertaken.

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