Pink Dolphin Discovery – Photos & Video of Pinky The Albino Dolphin

John Konrad
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February 25, 2009

Pink Dolphin

We bring you the latest news about a pink dolphin in Louisiana via The Register:

Pinky the rare albino dolphin has been spotted in Lake Calcasieu in Louisiana, USA.

Charter boat captain Erik Rue, 42, photographed the animal, which is actually an albino, when he began studying it after the mammal first surfaced in Lake Calcasieu, an inland saltwater estuary, north of the Gulf of Mexico in southwestern USA.

Capt Rue originally saw the dolphin, which also has reddish eyes, swimming with a pod of four other dolphins, with one appearing to be its mother which never left its side.

He said: “I just happened to see a little pod of dolphins, and I noticed one that was a little lighter.

“It was absolutely stunningly pink. Read More…

Experts are suggesting that Pinky is a rare albino doplhin rather than the more common Bufeo Colorado, Boto, Boutu, Nay, or Pink River Dolphin, all freshwater river dolphins with pink coats found in South America.

Pink Dolphin Video

Pinky – Albino Dolphin Photos

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