Subject: How high can a dolphin jump?

Martine Berube (
Thu, 21 May 1998 14:13:14 +0200 (MET DST)

To my knowledge, dolphins can jump as high as 5 m (16 ft.) from the surface
of the water and landing on their backs or sides. I have never heard of a 50
ft. jump but it could be my lack of knowledge on this matter. 

At 07.57 AM 20-05-1998 -0400, you wrote:
>Can some kinds of dolphins jump 50 feet in the air because I heard
>someone say they could and I'm not sure.
>					Sam+Guy, The Common School Amherst MA
Martine Berube
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