Male dolphins woo with sponges
the US was in Pia Gladys Perey.
Kylie said she managed to meet a few players this year, naming Gavrilova as her favourite.
“She’s gorgeous, always laid back, a beautiful girl,” she said.
Dressing the girls for several balls has turned Kylie in to a tennis fan. UWA researchers last year discovered evidence of male humpback dolphins presenting females with large marine sponges in an effort to mate.
Scientists from UWA’S School of Biological Sciences, the University of Zurich and Murdoch University have spent a decade researching coastal dolphins from northwestern Australia.
For the first time, they were able to document adult male Australian humpback dolphins presenting large marine sponges to females, as well as performing visual and acoustic displays.
Their first observation was between a male and female dolphin and her calf.
The male dolphin dived down to remove a large marine sponge fixed to the seafloor, balanced it on his beak and pushed it toward the female.
Lead author Simon Allen from UWA’S School of Biological Sciences said the findings suggested a previously unknown level of social complexity in humpback dolphins. studio for the basketball court as part of his new role as general manager of the Cockburn Basketball Association.
The former 92.9 employee resigned from his role as morning announcer to take on the role vacated by Graeme Pratt, who left the association to take up a gig at UWA as a club development manager.
The 26-year-old will begin his new role at the end of the month, with the intention to direct the association towards a sustainable and successful future.
“Basketball has always been something I’ve been a part of, I’ve just never made the jump full-time,” he said.
“The opportunity to work at my home club was too good to pass up and despite being disappointed to leave radio behind, I'm very excited to get started at Cockburn.”
New Cockburn Basketball Association general manager Tyrone Thwaites.
Early arrival: Brody Wiese with parents Kristal Twight and Rob Wiese.