A Round Dinnertime

Dede spotted this awesome video of a unique dolphin hunting technique that was recently showcased in the BBC "Life" series.

Aerial photography reveals how some ingenious bottlenose dolphins off of the Florida coast use their powerful tail flukes to create a ring of mud to trap fish in shallow waters. The panicked fish jump out of the water away from the ring, right into the waiting mouths of the other dolphins in the hunting pod.   Interestingly, only one female in the pod creates these rings—always counter-clockwise— and she does it over & over until the whole pod is fed.

 
Kinda reminds me of another article about dolphins in southern Brazil hunting fish cooperatively with humans. Now if we could just get people to work together as well as the dolphins do, how great would that be?

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