Strand Feeding, Dolphins (2) - click to enlarge

Strand Feeding, Dolphins (2)

This is the second part of the Dolphin Strand Feeding series. There are a large number of photographs, but for such an event I couldn’t  not include them.

Strand Feeding, Dolphins (2) - click to enlarge
Strand Feeding, Dolphins (2) – click to enlarge

The pod of Dolphins circled and passed us, within a few feet of shore multiple times. I didn’t think there was even enough depth for them.

Strand Feeding, Dolphins (2) - click to enlarge
Strand Feeding, Dolphins (2) – click to enlarge

The next two attacks happened so fast, and so close, I missed them. The next I was better prepared.

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I think the last thing a Dolphin will do before stranding  is glance at the shore to confirm it’s safe to beach themselves.

Strand Feeding Dolphins 1 - click to enlarge
Strand Feeding Dolphins 1 – click to enlarge

Once assured they splash, actually throw their tails in the air, and herd the fish to shore.

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This was a privilege to photograph, not many people ever witness this.

Now back out there to what else we find…

(click here to view the first set of photographs)

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