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bottlenose

[bot-l-nohz] /ˈbɒt lˌnoʊz/
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; bottle1 + nose
Related forms
bottle-nosed, bottlenosed, adjective
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  • While sleeping, the bottlenose dolphin shuts down only half of its brain, along with the opposite eye.
  • The bottlenose dolphin brain is larger than the human brain.
  • Until last year, they were thought to be bottlenose dolphins.
  • Print detailed illustrations of bottlenose dolphins and other animals to color or use in school projects.
  • Among the sights during the two-hour tour might include bottlenose dolphins and brown pelicans.
  • Featuring four bottlenose dolphins, the program is set inside the island's natural four-acre lagoon.
  • On the trip, watch for turtles, bottlenose dolphins and manta rays.
  • The zoo also houses a shark exhibit and a pod of bottlenose dolphins.
  • Other wildlife that can be observed at the center include bottlenose dolphins, mullet, brown pelicans and terns.

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