Moment a dolphin gave birth caught on film

Reply Thu 4 Sep, 2008 01:51 pm
This is the moment of birth of a baby dolphin.

Normally after a year-long pregnancy, captive dolphins give birth at night and away from the public gaze.

But this Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) unusually gave birth in broad daylight and close to a viewing window so that photographer Leandro Stanzani had a grandstand view.


See the linked article for more pictures
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Reply Thu 4 Sep, 2008 02:16 pm
@Robert Gentel,
When the time is right, there's no stopping a birth!
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Reply Fri 5 Sep, 2008 09:10 am
That is amazing! What a sight to see. So, thanks for sharing that topic. I didn't know anything about it until I logged in.

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