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Pink dolphin calf in Louisiana Lake

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FOXNews.com - Rare Pink Dolphin Seen in Louisiana Lake - Science News | Current Articles

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WOW .... maybe it's an albino?? hhmmm wow.... thats... wow... you think the picture was played with?

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That's kewl, I don't think it looks like the picture was messed around with but I don't know much about that stuff. It looks like it's a real albino dolphin to me.


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Thanks for sharing this, Steve. That little guy is awesome looking! I have heard of the pink dolphins that the article mentions. The optimist in me likes to think that this is real and not a "doctored" picture.

We went swimming with the dolphins at Discovery Cove a couple of weeks ago and it was an awesome experience. If you ever get the chance go for it! I'm not really comfortable in the water, but I gathered all of my bravery for the experience. We took our 8 year old g'daughter and she loved it too.

Thanks again - I've forwarded the link to my daughter and some other dolphin lovers.

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WOW! He's so pretty!! It looks like he may be albino (even tho they are white with no pigment usually).




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That's so cool, I doubt the pic is messed with since it's on the fox news website.
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Wow that dolphin was really pretty. Thanks for sharing.


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Glad everyone seemed to like pink dolphin! I'm 99% sure that it's an undoctored photo. I knew that they (albino/pink specimens) existed... but I don't know if there is any record of them in this country prior to this. <-Steve->
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Holy meep! I am so like 'wowed' right about now. I've heard of the albino dolphins, but I would never think it would come up to a pink one, It would blend right into my walls in my room, wow....so pretty! I wonder how a purple dolhpin would look like...


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that is really cool looking...thanks for sharing
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That is really neat and being an experianced photoshoper that knows alot about recolering...I don't think that it's messed with. Looks real to me and I doubt if it were fake that they would put it on fox news.
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Ya if it was tinkered with, it look like this purple dolphin, but in pink!

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