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Rhinoceros Dolphin
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Type Cryptid
Continent None
Country None
One-Time? No
Theories  · Cryptid

The Rhinoceros Dolphin is an unknown cetacean reported from the North Pacific Ocean.

AppearanceEdit

The creature is described as a large dolphin, approximately 10 feet in length. Its main distinctive feature is its two dorsal fins.

Possible ExplanationsEdit

There are several explanations as to what the creature could be. Theories include:

  • An undiscovered species (a Cryptid)

TriviaEdit

  • Naturalists Quoy and Gaimard observed a school of dolphins with two dorsal fins in the North Pacific, possibly in the neighborhood of Palmyra Atoll, in October 1819. They did not get a good look at the animal's heads, which were under water.
  • In April 1856, one or two dolphins with two dorsal fins were seen in a school of Common dolphins (Delphinus delphus) in Lantivet Bay, Cornwall, England.
  • The rhinoceros dolphin has been given two different scientific names:
    • Delphinus rhinoceros, given by J. R. C. Quoy and J. P. Gaimard in 1824
    • Cetodipteros rhinoceros, given by Michel Raynal in 1991
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Cryptids
North American Cryptids
Airborne Frogman · Batsquatch · Black Demon · Belled Buzzards · Black Star Penguins · Blue Birdman · Boston Lemur · Campfire Creature · Carmel Creature · Charles Mill Lake Monster · Coonigator · Crawfordsville Dragon · Crocodingo · Deer Man · Demon Leaper · Deridder Roadkill · Dos Palmas Winged Snake · Dublin Lake Monsters · East River Monster · El Verde Creature · Enfield Horror · Flying Horse of Mexico · Flying Horse of Virginia · Flying Rays · Giant Penguin · Giant Shrimp in the Laundry Room · Gow-Row · Green Clawed Beast · Green Eyes · Grunch Road Monster · Highway Beast · Jackson Dragon · Killer Cactus · Kinderhook Blob · Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp · Manor Road Pig-Dog · Mantis Man · Metepec Creature · Michigan Dogman · Montauk Monster · Moss Man · Mud Mermaids · Mutant Canine · Nightcrawler · Octoman · Oil Pit Squid · Oklahoma Octopus · Panama Creature · Pennsylvanian Albino Bigfoot · Red Devil-Bat of Chester · Riverside Monster · Rochester Rat-Dog · Sewer Blob · Sheepsquatch · Snallygaster · Sugar Bundle · Swift Peter · Texas Big Bird · The Awful · Tick Canyon Giant Rabbit · Tumor Seal · Whatzit · Wood Devils
South American Cryptids
Arica Monster · Beast of Macachín Airport · Brazilian Werewolf · Calama Creature · El Cuero · Gargantuan Globulous · Huallepen · Manta Man · Mapinguari · Minhocão · Parana Creature · Sawtooth Dolphin · Telepathic Football
Asian Cryptids
Buru · Con Rit · Inflatable Hedgehog · Iranian Toothed Bird · Jodhpur Baby · Kting Voar · Maltese Tiger · Man Dragon · Masbate Monster · Rock Apes · Sakhalin Island Sea Wolf · Sukotyro · Wuhnan Toads
European Cryptids
Beast of Bosnia · Beast Of Tenby · Black Bird of Chernobyl · Boneless · Canvey Island Monster · Catalonia Fallen Angel · Crimean War Monstrosities · Flying Worm of Prague · Gnome of Girona · Grampus · Grass Monster · Grecian Dolphin · Highway Humanoid · Hollingworth Lake Monster · Kovahsi Creature · Octosquatch · Owlman · River Thames Monster · Sea Monk · Sewer Humanoid · Sussex Serpent · Vampire Caterpillar · Wolfie
African Cryptids
Ambize · Dingonek · Emela-ntouka · Ennedi Tiger · J'ba Fofi · Manatee of Helena · Mutant Muppet · Spiny-backed Chimpanzee · Trunko
Australian Cryptids
Elephantman · Hairy Lizard · Hook Island Sea Monster · Landsborough Gangle · Moha Moha · Pukehina Predator · Queensland Tiger · Tusked Yowie
Miscellaneous Cryptids
Bermuda Beast · Ningen · Qupqugiaq · Rhinoceros Dolphin · Sky Jellyfish · Sky Serpents
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Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous Cryptids
Bermuda Beast · Ningen · Qupqugiaq · Rhinoceros Dolphin · Sky Jellyfish · Sky Serpents
Miscellaneous Alien Sightings
Martian Sasquatch
Miscellaneous UFO Sightings
Black Knight Satellite · Foo Fighters
Miscellaneous Hauntings
Miscellaneous Phenomena
Aging Doll · Angel Hair · Bloop · Bottomless Pits · Eerie Silence Phenomenon · Glitches in Reality · Ringing Stones · Skyquakes · Smoke Ring · Star Jelly
Miscellaneous Beings
Black-eyed Children · Black Stickmen · Cloud Giant · Dopplegangers · Flying Humanoid · Shadow People · Time Travelers
Miscellaneous Events
Miscellaneous Locations

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