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How big are bottlenose dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins can weigh more than 400 kilos and grow to about 13 ft (4 m) in length, cruising at around 6.2 mi (10km) per hour with a maximum speed of 25 mi (40km) per hour. These intelligent, playful, and extremely sociable animals live for more than 40 years, producing only one calf in three years. Newborn calves weigh approximately 20 kg (44 lbs.)

Bottlenose dolphins are light to dark gray over their dorsal surface, fading into a white or cream along their ventral region. They have a streamlined fusiform body shape. The source of their common name, bottlenose dolphins exhibit a pronounced anterior rostrum (often referred to as a beak)

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