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Divers Free Dolphins From Line After Dolphin "Asks" For Help

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#1 water buffalo

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 06:43 AM

Check out this video showing a dolphin with a hook and line embedded/tangled in one of its pectoral fins, approaching a diver, then waiting patiently while the diver cuts the line and attempts to remove the hook. Kudos to diver Keller Laros and videographer Martina S. Wing. Amazing!

Long version (8:31, no narration, no advertisement): http://www.wimp.com/dolphinseeks/

Shorter version with narration and 30-second ad: http://www.cbsnews.c...h/?id=50139493n
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#2 TheRealDrew


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Posted 23 January 2013 - 03:44 PM

Divers on a Manta Dive in Hawaii came across a dolphin in distress. J

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:38 PM

I loved seeing this. It is fascinating that the wild dolphin instinctively knew he could get some help. Too bad they didn't get the hook, but it will heal in, I guess.