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Wednesday, 22 April 2015 03:00

Rare albino dolphin became a star in Japan. Glory of this marine mammal has brought his ability to change color. When the white dolphin experiences strong emotions, it turns pink.

Dolphin lives in the museum whales in Taiji in southern Japan. Daily crowds of visitors come to see him. As a rule, members of his species have a gray color. But the dolphin turns pink when angry, sad, or, for example, be troubled.

Color change is due to the fact that the skin is very thin dolphin, the blood vessels are located close to its surface. Therefore dolphin red just like people.



Whale Museum has acquired an unusual dolphin last year, bought it from the fishermen who fished marine life off the coast of Taiji. In January 2014 fishermen staged a real hunt dolphins in order to sell their production in aquariums or meat.

Such actions of Japanese fishermen became known in 2009, when the film came out, "Bay" (The Cove). In 2010, the film won the "Oscar" for best documentary. In 2011, the authorities of the Japanese prefecture of Wakayama, where Taiji is reported that during the year there have been caught more than 1.2 thoUSAnds of dolphins and small whales. How many of them later died, is not specified.

Dolphin Tale albino drew attention zoozaschitnikov. Environmentalists sued the museum whales - they felt that the museum does not have specialists who would monitor the health of a unique animal. However, the agency has responded to these allegations, saying that the dolphin gets all he needs care. And his health is constantly monitored, in particular, with the help of blood tests.

In addition, the museum staff say that rescued dolphin, since the high seas white animal is easy prey. Experts call it surprising that dolphins are generally quite long lived in the natural environment.


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