One Cool Thing: A “Stampede” of Dolphins!

I (Monica) am feeling a bit of ocean optimism these days, and videos like this are definitely fueling it.  I have actually been whale watching with the California company that posted this video from a March 19th trip, but we did not observe anything quite like this! It’s a pretty rare occurrence to see thousands of dolphins according to HuffPo, but there was another mass sighting back in 2013.  A group of common dolphins this large is known as a mega pod –most of the time they travel in groups up to 200 in size.  As the company, Dana Point Whale Watching, said on its Instagram page, “Who doesn’t love a dolphin stampede!”

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