Have you heard that these dolphins - a pod- saved

United States
January 21, 2007 5:36pm CST
circled protectively round a group of New Zealand swimmers to fend off an attack by a great white shark.Rob Howes and three other lifeguards were on a training swim 100 meres offshore at ocean beach near whangare when the dolphins raced in and hered the group together. According to the environment group Orca research dolphins attack sharks to protect themselves and their young. The dolphins protected these people for 40 minutes untill they could swim to safety.
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• United States
22 Jan 07
Dolphins - So graceful
There are so many examples of how these beautiful, intelligent creatures have saved lived of sailors and now this great story. Thank you for sharing.
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• United States
23 Jan 07
Its amazing how many stories have been in the news about animals saving people. They are getting us out of trouble left and right. My dog will come and get me when the phone rings. It is amazing how smart they all really are.
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• United States
22 Jan 07
Wow! That is an amazing story! Thanks for sharing, I had not heard about it yet.
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• United States
23 Jan 07
Animals are just so much smarter then people realize. I love these stories because it speaks to the world. They are able to help and they do know the difference. I am so glad they were there and this story had a happy ending.