A popular tourism activity in beach towns is whale and dolphin watching, but for those tours, it is usually on a boat and not from the beach.
When Rich Wilcocktook his cocker spaniel, Leia, to the beach, he noticed she was acting strange.
The pair were visitingthe beach in Gwynedd, Wales when Rich decided to start taking photos and video of the beautiful scenery.
But then he noticed Leia was making a “right old fuss.” She was whining and sniffing at the ground nears some pebbles by the water’s edge.
Upon further inspection, Rich realized she wasn’t just putting on a tantrum becauseof the water, she was trying to get his attention! She’d found a beached dolphin.
The little dolphin was not moving or making any attempt to get back in the water. Clearly,Leia knew this was not normal behavior and let her owner know she was concerned.
Rich was able to help the dolphin get back into the water, and according to Daily Mail, he stayed for over an hour to make sure the dolphin had actually swum back out to sea.
If you’re happy to know this dolphin is safe and love this fascinating creature, you’ll also enjoy this video of dolphins proving to their trainers that they can communicate with each other.
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