If you’ve got “be caught up in a cavalcade of 1,000 stampeding dolphins” on your bucket list, you might want to book a cruise with Capt. Dave’s Dolphin and Whale Safari in Southern California. Twice last weekend, whale-watching enthusiasts on owner Dave Anderson’s boat were overwhelmed by dolphins churning the water at speeds up to 25 mph.
It’s not really clear what in the heck these dolphins are doing. If they’re fleeing from something, it’s not the boat, which doesn’t seem to faze them. Are they having a race? Did they see a shark? Are they running away from Vogons? Who knows. We just know that it’s stunning and, if you know too much about dolphins, not a little freaky.
Boat caught in middle of dolphin stampede off Dana Point [Video], L.A. Times.