Wednesday, 15 September 2010

First Hourglass Dolphin in 150 Years Found on New Zealand Shores - TreeHugger

photo credit Massey University

Isn't it beautiful? Too bad it's dead :(

Typically these dolphins swim off the shores of Antarctica, and are very rarely seen north into the waters of New Zealand. Not much is known about this pretty dolphin. Having one wash up - although sad - will allow scientists to fill in missing information about these guys.

Full article here (TreeHugger)


  1. It really is lovely, and so strange there's just one with no other sightings?

  2. poor little guy.

  3. Im writing about them as an assignment. They are so beautiful.