• They have a lot more to teach us.

    We've learned a lot with your help. But there's still so much we need to know to protect our wild dolphin neighbors.

    Give to dolphin research at the Cape Lookout Studies Program.

  • Sea Turtel sick and injured from fishing line

    You can stop this.

    Protecting marine wildlife is within your reach.

    When you give to put monofilament recycling bins within reach of conscientious boaters and anglers.

  • Harbor seal in need

    Save lives, reduce suffering, learn more.

    It's a win, win, win – when you support our Marine Mammal Stranding Network.

    Please give generously to the Cape Lookout Studies Program.

  • Cetacean Studies

    Inspire curiosity.

    What does it take to get students interested in science and conservation? Your help.

    Please give generously to support Cetacean Studies and the Bonehenge rearticulation project.

Welcome to the once and future Spyhop Blog

Written by Tursiops. Posted in Website Management

Official Blog of the Cape Lookout Studies Program

When a dolphin elevates about half-way out of the water vertically to see what’s going on around it, it’s called a spyhop. When you want to see what’s going on with the Cape Lookout Studies Program and our most recent activities – you can come here to check out the Spyhop Blog.

We were blogging when blogging wasn’t cool

The original Spyhop Log (started way back in 1997) was on our old website. Eventually a blog was established on blogspot. You can still access the Spyhop Blog by clicking here. Soon, we’ll have all the posts (new, old and very old) right here on the website. Please be patient with us as we try to improve your experience on our website.

The Blogspot blog has now been imported! The next step will be to add the old Spyhop Log entries from the original website. Stay tuned!

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Tursiops truncatus is the scientific name for the common bottlenose dolphin. Tursiops is also the user name shared by volunteers who contribute to this blog. If you have an idea for a blog post, or think we should comment on an article you've found, click the contact button above and drop us a line!

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