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Dolphin Seeks Help From Diver to Remove Hook and Line From Its Mouth and Fin. [VIDEO]

Animals  (tags: dolphin, manta rays, kona HI, rescue, divers, videohumans, rescued )

- 1034 days ago -
This is a must see video. The divers were enjoying watching the manta rays feed on plankton of the coast of Kona, HI when this dolphin entered the picture and seemed to seek help from the divers to remove fishing line and a hook that was keeping the dolp

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Julie E. (373)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 10:28 pm
Wow! I really enjoyed watching this. Very busy.
The dolphin was so trusting. He would have lost that fin if it had not been for these guys helping him. They should be proud of themselves. Thanks Tamara!

rene davis (74)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 11:40 pm
Thankful to the diver for removing the hook.

Pat A. (117)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 5:17 am
Thanks for this wonderful video Tamara - tried to send you a green star but the computer wouldn't let me yet - sorry! God bless the divers - equipped with pliers and knives which came in so handy!

Dandelion G. (386)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 6:44 am
The dolphins are very intelligent creatures and I'm glad at least the line was removed even though the hook couldn't be taken out. It was at least an improvement for swimming. I never realized though that night diving was so popular and I am wondering how all those lights impact upon the environment. There is a reason we have light and dark for our eco systems react to this.

Sue H. (1)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 7:20 am
Such a trusting dolphin, pity the hook could not be removed. Thanks for posting the link to the video.

Chris C. (158)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 7:38 am
Wonderful interaction. I sometimes wonder if dolphins are the "humans" of the ocean.

Helen Porter (39)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 8:56 am
Such beauty! Thank you for sharing with us.
I look forward to the day when species will live together in peace and pleasure enjoying the differences and respecting each the other.

It's so sad the hook could not be removed.

Melania Padilla (190)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 9:09 am
Wow! Thanks!

Natasha Salgado (671)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 9:27 am
Stunning footage!!! Even more stunning were the manta rays and the dolphin swimming so gracefully. Angers me that there are cultures that butcher both of these gorgeous creatures. I do beleive we should be less invasive in our oceans and respect our marine life to the fullest. Thank you so much for sharing this with us all.

Waltraud U. (86)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 10:03 am
Good story, there are many savers, but not enough.
Thank you

Christeen Anderson (655)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 10:44 am
This is a great story. Thank you for sharing.

Divergent revolution (328)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 11:42 am

Carmen S. (619)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 12:00 pm
Wow, thanks Tamara, what a beautiful video

florene Eaise (132)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 12:02 pm
Thank You so much Tamara for posting this and sharing it it was truly amazing to see i still cant believe how that dolphin just allowed them to remove the line i only wish they couldve gotten that hook!

Sergio Padilla (63)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 1:35 pm

Maria S. (95)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 2:54 pm
Thanks Tamara for sharing this beautiful video. It's amazing how patience the dolphin was and trusted the divers to help it. I'm glad the divers cut the line but unfortunately couldn't get the hook out. Hope the dolphin is ok.

Natalie V. (27)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 3:31 pm
noted, thanks :-)

Nimue Pendragon (323)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 12:43 am
I watched this earlier. A happy ending to the story. Thanks.

Nimue Pendragon (323)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 12:45 am
NOTE - for those who think the hook is still in the dolphin, it said on the video that the diver was able to remove the hook later, but it was not on the video.

Jav R. (0)
Tuesday November 26, 2013, 7:09 am
Que buena onda. Gracias.
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