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How dolphins sleep and why we should care

June 20th, 2016

Episode 1363 of 1517 episodes

Dolphins are able to rest half their brain while the other half stays awake so they can keep swimming. By studying these dolphins, as well as sloths, ducks, dogs and other creatures, we can learn a great deal about our own sleep patterns and behaviours.