Oh, man, if you’re already having a bad Thursday, DO NOT WATCH THIS VIDEO. It will make you cry and want to fall into a heap and die:
Guides aboard Captain Dave’s Dolphin and Whale Watching Safari in Dana Point, Calif. captured footage of a dolphin carrying a decayed calf on her dorsal fin. In the video, posted on YouTube Wednesday, the tour guide speculates that the dolphin is grieving the death of her calf, and that the surrounding dolphins are guarding the mother and child.
Ack, I can’t even.
Mother Dolphin Carries Her Dead Calf On Dorsal Fin (VIDEO), Huffington Post.
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