Dolphins 'a bit thick'

Few things in life are as joyous as scientific research that goes against the norm, and this does that in spades by saying the dolphins have only got extra large brains for warmth Ignorance is bliss for dolphins | The Register.

Further, it concludes that the reason they're so happy all the time is because they're manufacturing industrial quantities of seratonin and are permanently blissed out.

Natch, this has upset a few people, but the researcher, Paul Manger, is sticking to his guns. "He argues that if dolphins were really that bright, they would jump over tuna nets instead of getting caught in them," quoth El Reg.

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