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Marine biologists working off the northwest coast of Australia have observed a rare mating display in which male dolphins were seen gathering and offering large marine sponges to females. Scientists have never seen this behaviour in dolphins before, highlighting a previously unknown level of social complexity.

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Marine biologists working off the northwest coast of Australia have observed a rare mating display in which male dolphins were seen gathering and offering large marine sponges to females. Scientists have never seen this behaviour in dolphins before, highlighting a previously unknown level of social complexity.