Hybrid Dolphin: Neat Curiosity or Bad Omen?

The first naturally occurring marine mammal hybrid -- a sleek dolphin -- could mean that love prevails in the ocean, or that species are in jeopardy.

Published On 01/13/2014
8:40 AM EST
The clymene's mitochondrial genome most resembles that of the striped dolphin while its nuclear genome is more closely related to that of the spinner dolphin. | NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center