Bowing riding Bottle Nose Dolphin in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand.
The Bottle Nose Dolphin, although found through the world's ocean are mostly found in temperate and tropical waters. A Bottle Nose Dolphin lives in a family group called a pod and often members of other pods will join together to create a large herd often for purposes of hunting.
Their name comes from the shape of their beak which is similar to that of a bottle. The Bottle Nose Dolphin scientific name is Tursiops truncatus.