Wow, this is incredibly moving footage folks…people everywhere need to see this!
Everybody's favourite cetacean just got a little more lovable. For the first time, dolphins have been spotted teaming up to try to rescue an injured
12 dolphins were seen swimming very close together. One female was in difficulties: it was wriggling and tipping from side to side, sometimes turning
The other dolphins crowded around it, often diving beneath it and supporting it from below. After about 30 minutes, the dolphins formed into an
impromptu raft: they swam side by side with the injured female on their backs. By keeping the injured female above water, they may have helped it to
breathe, avoiding drowning (see video at link below).
edit on 26-1-2013 by riverwild because: (no reason given)