Patterned like a race car. Spots. Splashes. Stripes. Stipples.
Of all the mammals on earth, only one is painted like this...
We're used to the gray-blue of the Bottlenose, but dolphins come in a great variety of racing patterns and colors.
Let's take a look:
My favorite? The Commerson's dolphin...it swims upside-down! See it here.
Leave a comment and tell me what your favorite dolphin pattern is
Got questions about dolphins? This Scholastic site has a whole bunch of answers: http://teacher.scholastic.com/dolphin/danint.htm