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Pink Dolphin
Image credit: CC-BY-SA-2.0 rruiz3960, Flickr

Image status: EXPLAINED This is a real animal, there are indeed such things as pink dolphins.

   

 
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Comment icon #10 Posted by prana on 3 September, 2004, 4:48
I think this is just a trick of the lighting. If you open it in a photo program and correct the lighting balance you'll see it's actually white. I'm not saying it's impossible it's pink, just unlikely. I'm not sure what would be strange about a pink tinted dolphin/porpoise anyway. Good luck and blessings, Prana
Comment icon #9 Posted by last_one on 10 September, 2004, 2:34
There are such things as pink dolphins, you know.
Comment icon #8 Posted by prttyhtmchn on 15 September, 2004, 2:09
This is an Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), or Boto. They can actually get much pinker than this one.
Comment icon #7 Posted by azraelschroeder on 15 September, 2004, 4:13
...pink dolphins are not mystery animals, sorreh ^^;; actually, i just watched a show awhile ago in which they encountered quite a few pink dolphins, out in the Amazon. (granted, it was a show we watched for Science class, and we all know everything they say is wrong. :P)
Comment icon #6 Posted by tamathea on 27 September, 2004, 12:59
They would make nice pets for Hollywoods 'elite'- out with chihuahuas, in with pink dolphins.
Comment icon #5 Posted by nadia on 1 October, 2004, 13:37
they are rare but exsist in a rainforest in africa i have seen them
Comment icon #4 Posted by yesterdays dirt on 7 October, 2004, 4:20
Amazon pink river dolphins are one of those 'mythical' animals that most visitors to the Amazon want to see. Actually, they are fairly easy to see, and reasonably common! It is, however, very difficult to get a decent picture of them, as you never know where they may come up for air -- i got that off of a website
Comment icon #3 Posted by crypto-buddy on 21 November, 2004, 8:39
Lol lets send away for one!
Comment icon #2 Posted by threeplustuesday on 4 December, 2004, 12:12
I want one! I love all whales and dolphins to death. I would give my legs to have one of those.
Comment icon #1 Posted by dadoo69 on 16 December, 2004, 6:11
shouldn't you be able to see it's eye


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