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Pink Dolphin spotted in US lake

A rare Pink Bottlenose dolphin which was discovered in an inland lake in Louisiana, USA, has become such an attraction that conservationists have warned tourists to leave it alone.

Pinky the rare albino dolphin

Charter boat captain Erik Rue, 42, first spotted and photographed the animal (which is actually an albino) after the mammal surfaced in Lake Calcasieu, an inland saltwater estuary, north of the Gulf of Mexico in southwestern USA.

Capt Rue originally saw the dolphin, which also has reddish eyes, swimming with a pod of four other dolphins, with one appearing to be its mother which never left its side.

“It is a truly beautiful dolphin but people should be careful, as with any dolphins, to respect it – observe from a distance, limit their time watching, don’t chase or harass it.

Source and External Links:
The Telegraph, Pink dolphin appears in US lake
Daily Mail, Caught on camera: Is this the world’s only PINK dolphin?


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In the late 80s I started investigating UFOs and crop circles and joined the CCCS (Centre for Crop Circle Studies) and a local group researching strange sightings and reports along the south coast of Dorset (UK). In the early ’90s I started my own research group called SPS (Strange Phenomena Studies), this was renamed in 2004 to Cryptoworld.

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  1. thats neat I always wondered if they were any wild colors for dolphins guess they are I only hope it gets to be an adult.=]

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