We recommend browsing from our website to ensure the most relevant information Go to site
Continue browsing here
Volunteer Work Abroad since 1997
Call us 1 888 653 6028 Contact Us Contact Us

TWENDE had a baby!

2010-02-02 18:04:00

The GVI Marine team is happy to announce that TWENDE dolphin is a mom!

Twende is the number 004 of our catalogue and she is regularly seen by the research team socializing and feeding in the Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park.

TWENDE 004, catalogue picture

She was never seen next to a calf since the research has started in 2006 so we believed Twende was a male dolphin. Pictures taken last week, on the 27th January 2010, show Twende next to a new calf. The two never separated during our 30 minute sighting, and have shown a lot of interaction like rubbing and breast feeding.

Twende and her baby in Kisite Marine park

Twende, recognizable by the nicks in its dorsal fin

For all of you; ex GVI staff or volunteers that remember seeing Twende, current or future GVI volunteers, we wanted to share this smile with you! Enjoy!

Marine Team *

Subscribe to our Blog

Subscribe to our Blog

GVI Live

GVI Mexico

Today we had a diving physics lecture by our instructor Eugene! #diving #padi #gvipezmaya #gvimexico #divephysics https://t.co/qsQjrJ4xbt
November 25, 2015

GVI Limpopo

It's not all about the big 5 here on Karongwe! This arty photo of a Yellow Throated Longclaw proves my point! https://t.co/p0PHgqxVPT
November 25, 2015

GVI on Instagram

Blog Categories

Come Meet Us

Every year we host a number of our very own open days and you are invited!


Do you have a Question?

Fill out the call request form and one of our GVI staff members will call you right back!
Call me now!  

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This