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Dolphins carry body of drowned man to shore


Posted on Friday, 8 July, 2011 | Comment icon 51 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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A man who died during July 4th celebrations in Louisiana had his body brought to shore by dolphins.

47-year-old Luis Arturo Polanco Morales and another man had jumped in to the water to save a girl who fell in after fishing on the rocks, while the girl was saved Morales was dragged out by the tide and drowned. His body was later found after dolphins had carried it back to shore.

"July Fourth weekend ended in tragedy for one family when a man drowned after being caught in an undertow."

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Comment icon #42 Posted by Abramelin on 11 July, 2011, 20:05
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G102qtakCxs "Pilot whales are among the largest of the oceanic dolphins, exceeded in size only by the killer whale." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilot_whale .
Comment icon #43 Posted by Muenzenhamster on 12 July, 2011, 15:11
Verneph: wait a minute. We've rescued them from nets? Who the heck put the nets out there in the first place?! I'd be happy to taste a dolphin if you have one, but don't respond to someone stating that we're such horrible creatures for poisoning the water by stating that we sometimes rescue dolphins from our OTHER method of killing them! Tell us we rescue them from sharks or some other happy-sappy BS.
Comment icon #44 Posted by Helen of Annoy on 12 July, 2011, 16:26
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G102qtakCxs For just 9,95... :lol: Thanks, Abramelin, such perfect video that covers every aspect of this story.
Comment icon #45 Posted by Abramelin on 12 July, 2011, 19:20
"Footnote: Never trust a species that grins all the time. It's up to something." From "Pyramids", Terry Pratchett. .
Comment icon #46 Posted by Marcin on 13 July, 2011, 0:47
Humans have this suprising level of arrogance and ignorance, giving ourselves self-titled "uniqueness", that we're the only ones capable of compassion, reason, logic, all kinds of traits and feelings that we like to think that are only human to own... in reality it's far from it, plenty of mammals, birds and fish display these traits, sure we are indeed more expressive with distinct body language and clearly visible facial expression of emotions, but that doesn't make us any better than them. The things that we truly mastered and can claim to be ours is manipulative skills, knowledge and mathe... [More]
Comment icon #47 Posted by realmcutter on 13 July, 2011, 1:25
one more reason to love dolphins. when i die i want dolphin ushers to carry my casket to sea and drop me into the deepest nearby trench or an undersea volcano.
Comment icon #48 Posted by John1982B.C. on 13 July, 2011, 13:42
Dolphins can be dangerous...
Comment icon #49 Posted by Blues Girl on 13 July, 2011, 16:03
"Footnote: Never trust a species that grins all the time. It's up to something." From "Pyramids", Terry Pratchett. . Terry Pratchett is the best author ever! I have read all of his books. Thanks for posting that quote of his. It made me smile
Comment icon #50 Posted by Geldoblame on 27 July, 2011, 20:14
I bet his back hole was tore open from the dolphin caves.
Comment icon #51 Posted by mattryan209 on 28 July, 2011, 22:58
I bet his back hole was tore open from the dolphin caves. Confused: Trying to make sense of what you wrote.Is it just me not understanding or does this sentence somehow actually make sense?


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