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The Joy of Life - a dusky dolphin at speed from a whalewatch boat at Kaikoura off the Canterbury coast. The black & white Dusky Dolphin - Lagenorhynchus obscurus - is a medium sized dolphin & said to be the most acrobatic of all dolphins. Large schools of these dolphins come off-shore every morning at Kaikoura & these are the dolphins that interact with people during the famous 'Swimming with Dolphins' excursions off Kaikoura. Schools of several hundred of these dolphins are commonly encountered in the area & there is something rather special to be able to swim with, & interact with these amazing creatures.

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  • Copyright: Neil Rawlins (Antipodean) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 149 W: 0 N: 265] (1565)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2006-11-28
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/4.5, 1/640 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-04-20 15:25
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