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- n. Alternative spelling of wholphin.
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A wolphin is a rare hybrid formed from a cross between a bottlenose dolphin and a false killer whale.
She has been nick-named a 'wolphin' (as in 'whale dolphin'): do a google search for that word and you'll get a million hits.
The first captive wolphin was Kekaimalu, which shows mixed heritage even in its teeth: bottlenose dolphins have 88, false killer whales have 44 and Kekaimalu has 66!
And in Hawaii, this exotic creature is, now help me here, as the wolphin?
Another rare creature is the wolphin, the offspring of a whale and a dolphin.