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Tail Walking on the Wild Side

You've seen dolphins shimmy along the top of the water balanced on their tails at Sea World or on TV, but the behavior has spread to the ocean!
A wild dolphin is apparently teaching other members of her group to walk on their tails, a behaviour usually seen only after training in captivity.

The tail-walking group lives along the south Australian coast near Adelaide.

One of them spent a short time after illness in a dolphinarium 20 years ago and may have picked up the trick there.

Scientists studying the group say tail-walk tuition has not been seen before, and suggest the habit may emerge as a form of "culture" among this group.

Link -Thanks, Justin!

(image credit: WDCS/Mike Bossley)

hahahha wow, that's adorable... they like the tricks we teach them then =)
it's nice to know they enjoy it. I mean, this isnt a survival tactic...
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i see it there i see it yess i do yess i do i see it yes i do it there right there i see it there right there but where maybe right there south of no where maybe a bear could lend a hair and show me where it is over there but lets be fair maybe there is a tear over the bear south over there
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