An abnormally large group of 100,000 dolphins has been sighted swimming off the coast of California.
The 'mega-pod' was reported by cruise ship captain Joe Dutra who described it as five miles wide and seven miles long. While dolphins are known to travel in groups of up to 200, a pod of 100,000 or more is highly unusual. "They were coming from all directions, you could see them from as far as the eye can see," said Dutra. "Iíve seen a lot of stuff here... but this is the biggest Iíve ever seen, ever."
Marine experts were unable to determine exactly what brought so many of the creatures together in one place and considered the spectacle a once-in-a-lifetime event. "You had to be there to experience it," Dutra added. "It was truly spectacular."
A massive pod of dolphins was spotted off the San Diego coast on Thursday by a boat captain. The captain, Joe Dutra, of Hornblower Cruises, reported seeing a ďsuper mega-podĒ of common dolphins around noon when he was on his daily tour.
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