Wow! New sighting of a pink dolphin

Archival photo of a pink dolphin. Creative Commons (c) rruiz3960

Archival photo of a pink dolphin. Creative Commons (c) rruiz3960

Update! 4/6/2009: Article, photo, slide show of new siting is: here. Thanks for coming to the wilderside. Please come back soon.

When it is freezing and icey outside, nice to think that mother nature has a kinder, more beautiful side. I would never have believed there was such a thing as a pink dolphin. I thought it was a creature from a Dr. Doolittle movie. Though, it is real. It’s an albino dolphin. At the web-site with the science article, there are photos of the new pink dolphin sighted, an explanation of why it is pink, and a video of a past sighting of a white, albino dolphin.

(excerpt from) Living The Science Life
The Return of the Pink Dolphin

A rare pink Bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, has resurfaced two years after it had first been seen in Lake Calcasieu, an inland saltwater estuary, north of the Gulf of Mexico in southwestern Louisiana…

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