Dinner Invitation

A family kayaking along the British coast made an unusual friend. A dolphin started swimming along with the family and entertaining them with his antics. The animal seemed primarily interested in 14 year old Lucy Watkins, especially so when he brought a 10 pound cod to withing 5 feet of her boat. Then , as if to say, 'join me for dinner' he dove and came back up with a sea bass for himself and started eating. A very nice gesture for a new friend.
     Posted By: patty - Mon Aug 19, 2013
     Category: Fish

Dolphins are beautiful and intelligent animals. What a neat encounter.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 08/19/13 at 03:28 PM
My grandmother would have said, "She could charm the birds out of the trees."
Posted by KDP on 08/19/13 at 03:59 PM
So, ya think 14 is legal in dolphin years?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 08/20/13 at 12:18 AM
I always end up getting scrod.
Posted by Klondike on 08/20/13 at 03:19 AM
How quaint! For a first date he gave her a fine dinner. He must be a reincarnated gentleman.
Posted by tadchem on 08/20/13 at 06:23 AM
So... did they eat the cod? Seems a waste not to.
Posted by Richard Bos on 08/20/13 at 08:27 AM
Nice story! Dolphines are cool! :coolsmile:
Posted by Tyrusguy on 08/20/13 at 11:15 AM
Yes they did Richard. The story says that they took it home and prepared it to have for tea.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 08/20/13 at 11:46 AM
Much like humans, dumbledoor, dolphins have good and bad (for lack of a better way to put it) individuals. I'm sure none of us would want our entire species judged by the likes of Ed Gein, Jeffry Dahlmer, Son of Sam...ect. I wonder also how much dolphin society mirrors early human society. (think cave man days)
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 08/20/13 at 11:55 AM
I'm sure that's Combe Martin situated on the most beautiful coast of North Devon in the West of England.
Posted by Harry Worth on 08/20/13 at 02:04 PM
Right on, Harry! Google maps shows the view from here: 51.207347,-4.037583.
Posted by tadchem on 08/20/13 at 04:01 PM
Cheers tadchem, looking at that Google view makes me feel quite homesick. Gods country unlike where I am now, at the arsehole of the world.
Posted by Harry Worth on 08/20/13 at 05:12 PM
Nothing quite like a meal with the rapists of the sea
Posted by Fluffy Bunny Slippers on 08/20/13 at 11:31 PM
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