Flippin' For FlipperSpecies: Mammals
Size: Smaller dolphins: 8 feet (2.5m) long and weighs between 440-660 lbs (200-300kg); Orcas: 25 feet in length and weigh about 19,000 lbs
Lifespan: Smaller dolphin: over 40 years; orca: 70 to 80
Habitat: Water all over the world — from colder northern and southern waters to warm tropical waters
Diet: fish, squid and crustaceans
More Info: Dolphins are actually a group made up of different animals. Typically you think of the bottlenose dolphins, but whales such as orcas, or killer whales, are also part of this group. These mammals are intelligent and playful. They are social creatures and live in groups small and large.