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As we all know, humans are divided into “left-handed” and “right-handed” people. Surprisingly, dolphins are also left and right handed.

Surpris Dolphins are also left and right handed

A new study in the British journal “Royal Society Open Science” shows that dolphins, like humans, are also “left-handed” and “right-handed”, and they will obviously show this preference when foraging.

The study also showed that of the 27 dolphins surveyed, only one was left-handed.

Scientists say this shows that the left hemisphere of the dolphin brain has a specialized area responsible for processing information seen by the right eye.

Dolphins generally use a unique method when foraging, which is called “crater foraging.” That is, they swim slowly along the seafloor when foraging, and once they find prey, they quickly turn around and capture it.

According to research conducted between 2012 and 2018, scientists found that dolphins prefer to turn to the right when foraging for food. Among the 27 dolphins surveyed, they turned a total of 709 times, of which 705 times (99.4%) were to the right.

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