Dolphins

Dolphin Tries to Grab Phone

by Holy Cuteness on July 28, 2015

“Oh cool an iPhone, I’ve always wanted to have one”


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H/T: The Dodo

Man Swims with 12 Golden Retrievers

by Holy Cuteness on July 26, 2015

A man is chased by 12 golden retrievers in a lake in Samut Songkhram, Thailand.


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Dog and Man Help Stranded Baby Dolphin to Safety

by Holy Cuteness on July 10, 2015

A man and his dog in Wales found this poor baby dolphin stranded on the beach. Luckily the man only had to give the dolphin a little nudge to get him back into the ocean.


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Kayakers Rescue Trapped Dolphin

by Holy Cuteness on July 6, 2015

Kayaker Chris Denehy and his friends save a young dolphin after it became trapped in seaweed off the Isle of Barra, Scotland.


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H/T: STV News

Baby Dolphin Thanks Fishermen

by Holy Cuteness on November 21, 2013

A baby dolphin was rescued last Friday after it got stuck in a plastic bag near the Fort Itaipu in Praia Grande on the coast of São Paulo, Brazil. After the mammal was returned to the sea it jumped out of the water as in a gesture of thanks to its rescuers.

Hat tip to Arbroath.

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Discovery Cove Welcomes Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin

by Holy Cuteness on March 7, 2013

A male dolphin calf was born at Discovery Cove in Orlando Monday, February 25, at 10:05 pm. The calf now weighs approximately 44 pounds and is 44 inches long. He is nursing and bonding with his mom, Kendall, both a good indication that the calf is doing well. This is Kendall’s fourth birth and the 26th dolphin born at Discovery Cove since the park opened in 2000.

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Dolphins Help Lost Seal

by Holy Cuteness on January 31, 2013

A pod of dolphins help a lost seal find its way back home.

Via Da Buzz.

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Diver Rescues Trapped Dolphin

by Holy Cuteness on January 27, 2013

Watch how diver Keller Laros frees a bottlenose dolphin that got trapped in fishing line off the Kona Coast in Hawaii. Great job!

Via Mantarayshawaii.com.

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Incredible Dolphin Stampede

by Holy Cuteness on January 17, 2013

A huge pod of about 1,000 dolphins stampedes off the coast of Dana Point in California. Pretty awesome!

Hat tip to Da Buzz.

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Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin Born at Discovery Cove

by Holy Cuteness on December 28, 2012

A 3 ½ foot-long, 35-pound dolphin was born at Discovery Cove on Friday, November 30 at 10:22 a.m.

This birth is notable because it marks the first time a dolphin at Discovery Cove has successfully given birth to a calf conceived through the use of “sperm-sexing” research, which involves separating sperm carrying a female-producing X chromosome from sperm carrying a male-producing Y chromosome.

The female calf is continuing to develop, nurse and bond with its mother; both are doing well. This is the 25th dolphin born at Discovery Cove since the park opened in 2000. Discovery Cove’s parent company, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, has one of the most successful dolphin breeding programs in the world.

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