Tsunami Dolphin Rescue.....just awesome

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    prthd

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    Dolphin rescued from rice field 12 days after tsunami - TODAY Pets & Animals - TODAY.com

    TOKYO — A baby dolphin has been rescued in Japan after being dumped in a rice field by a giant tsunami that hit the coast on March 11.
    The dolphin was spotted in the flooded field, about a mile from the coast, said Ryo Taira, a pet-shop owner who has been rescuing animals abandoned after the 9.0 magnitude quake and tsunami left 23,000 people dead or missing.
    "A man passing by said he had found the dolphin in the rice paddy and that we had to do something to save it," the 32-year-old Taira told Reuters.
    Taira found the dolphin struggling in the shallow seawater on Tuesday and after failing to net it, waded in to the field, which had yet to be sown with rice, to cradle the four foot animal in his arms.
     
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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    Wow! Good story. I do hope the dolphin survives alone, or at least finds another gorup of dolphins to adopt it.
     
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    Aww poor lil fella
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Awww what an awesome guy!! I hope the lil fella recovers.
     
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    RyanG ^*Eternal Dumbass*^

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    Very cool, although Im surprised that they didn't eat it...
     
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