Showing posts from December, 2012

Dolphins, Beaches, and More in Mozambique

Dolphin Diary 151212

Dolphin Diary 151212, a set on Flickr. Today the dolphins were located on our second launch up north. An interesting observation was had that ended up with yet another Zambi after our finned friends. The nursery pod spent much time down below and traveling slightly offshore. A quick and brief bout of conscious interaction was had as they were clearly on a mission.

Dolphin Diary 141212

Dolphin Diary 141212, a set on Flickr. Todays launches were wonderful! Great conditions and friendsly dolphins welcomed us throughout the morning in Ponta Bay.
it’s just before the long weekend and the waters are still nice and quiet!
Our fist session found a nursery travel resting through the bay. Gilly, Gandolf, Bo and her newbie and Peewee and her offspring spent some time in our company before heading across towards the Kosi Bay sanctuary!
A wonderful encounter was had on our second launch, finding us in the company of many, many happy dolphins who were heading north slowly.
They spent some 15 minutes in our company and it seemed that it was a large social gathering of the dolphin tribe as familiar individuals kept passing by amongst a cacophony of dolphin acou

Dolphin Diary 131212

Dolphin Diary 131212, a set on Flickr. We located a dolphin swim boat up in Malongane who had found a pod of dolphins hugging the coastline. Initially we thought that little or no data or interaction would be gained as they had already had a boat and possible swimmers with them before. Once the other boat moved off we cruised slowly hoping that they may just come out for a quick hello in order for us to see who was there.
That they did and the hello was far from quick.
Slipping in and bobbing about, we were approached by a small group of our dolfriends who splintered from the main resting pod. Kit was first on the scene who arrived with little boy Gandolf, son to Gilly. At fist I was intrigued as to who the little one was, then I noticed the leading edge nick, mom came thoro