dolphin gets help with fishing tangleA bottlenose dolphin started hanging around a tour group as they were scuba diving off Kona viewing manta rays.

Surrounded by manta rays, Keller Laros was surprised to find himself face-to-face with the curious visitor.

He was struck by the animal’s persistence and as the dolphin circled the divers, Laros noticed a fishing line wrapped around his left pectoral fin that stretched into his mouth and trailed the length of his body.

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  1. I went on a trip with mantapacific many years ago, and it was a beautiful experience. These are great ambassadors for helping humans see the life beneath the surface. Thanks for sharing this story!

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