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Why do Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops sp.) carry conch shells (Turbinella sp.) in Shark Bay, Western Australia?

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  • S. J. Allen,

    1. Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit,
      Centre for Fish and Fisheries Research,
      School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology,
      Murdoch University,
      Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
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  • L. Bejder,

    1. Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit,
      Centre for Fish and Fisheries Research,
      School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology,
      Murdoch University,
      Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
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  • M. Krützen

    1. Evolutionary Genetics Group,
      Anthropological Institute and Museum,
      University of Zurich,
      Winterthurerstrasse 190,
      8057 Zurich, Switzerland
      E-mail: michael.kruetzen@aim.uzh.ch
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