Cool story about an environmentally helpful dolphin

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  1. Darwood

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    A lighthearted aside about a dolphin who saves 2 beached whales.
    BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | NZ dolphin rescues beached whales

    "The pygmy sperm whales had repeatedly beached, and both they and the humans were tired and set to give up, he said.
    But then the dolphin appeared, communicated with the whales, and led them to safety. The bottlenose dolphin, called Moko by local residents, is well known for playing with swimmers off Mahia beach on the east coast of the North Island."
     
  2. tripp

    tripp Which it's a 'ybrid, ain't it?

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    That's really cool. Nice story.
     
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    Actually it's part of a larger dolphin conspiracy to save and return stupid whales to their own gene pools in order for the dolphins to be more competitive.
     
  4. tripp

    tripp Which it's a 'ybrid, ain't it?

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    It's bloody brilliant. Those diabolical cetaceans! Damn their blood. :D
     
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    hyo silver Awaaaaay

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    Way to go, Moko. Extra herring for you, my friend. Hey, there's nothing restricting the evolutionary development of intelligence to humanoids, is there?
     
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    Actually, I think he was jealous the mommy and baby whales were getting all of the human attention he was accustomed to. He was just eliminating the competition the easiest way possible. And he gets to be a hero too. That's one smart dolphin.
     
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    tripp Which it's a 'ybrid, ain't it?

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    Crows and Octopus are two that defo show that to be true. Dolphins take it up a notch or two for sure...
     
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