The Daily Beast - Rare Photos - Sperm Whales Adopt Dolphin - January 25, 2013
Toronto-born researcher Alexander Wilson captured these rare photos of a group of sperm whales that adopted a dolphin with a curved spine.
Photos ©Alexander D. M. Wilson/Aquatic Mammals
An unusual, mixed-species group consisting of sperm whales and a single bottlenose dolphin with a spinal malformation swim together in the Azorean archipelago.
The dolphin nuzzles one of the whale calves with its rostrum (snout).
See video here
Toronto-born ecologist, Alexander Wilson.
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