Skip to comments.Pink dolphin appears in US lake
Posted on 03/03/2009 3:06:05 AM PST by SolidWood
The world's only pink Bottlenose dolphin which was discovered in an inland lake in Louisiana, USA, has become such an attraction that conservationists have warned tourists to leave it alone.
Charter boat captain Erik Rue, 42, photographed the animal, which is actually an albino, when he began studying it after the mammal first surfaced in Lake Calcasieu, an inland saltwater estuary, north of the Gulf of Mexico in southwestern USA.
Capt Rue originally saw the dolphin, which also has reddish eyes, swimming with a pod of four other dolphins, with one appearing to be its mother which never left its side.
He said: "I just happened to see a little pod of dolphins, and I noticed one that was a little lighter.
"It was absolutely stunningly pink.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
“Code Pink Dolphin”??
This might actually be a really good line: “Hey baby, wanna see my pink dolphin?”
I think the Pacific Humpback dolphin got loose from Sentosa Island in Singapore and got lucky with a bottlenose dolphin. http://www.visitsingapore.com/publish/stbportal/en/home/what_to_do/familyexperience/dolphinlagoon.html
A cousin of the purple squirrel?
I used to drink a lot too. I had to give it up before my liver quit working.
the pink Dolphin ate Hello Kitty?! I’ll bet it gets heartburn.
More than likely a sunburned albino that will get skin cancer and die at a young age.
Well, aren't *you* just a great big bottle of sunshine? (chuckling)
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