Today we finished a rouge tape from 10 May 2007. It was the fastest video log ever – about 46 minutes of video logged in about 4 hours! (Yes, that is FAST). It was a great encounter with Romeo (#10), Tina (#14), Nemo (#76), Leslie (#80) and a few others including the adult who is now missing about half of her dorsal fin (see field report 13 May 2007). Our diligent photo-ID matching skills paid off because we discovered that this animal is in fact Lone Star (#56)! She has healed very well & it doesn’t look like this injury will cause her any trouble. There have been other observations of dolphins around the world who have lost their entire dorsal fins & they don’t have any trouble balancing or maneuvering through the water. Although we were hopeful for a walk-in dolphin trip today, it didn’t happen. So, Tabby got a chance to explore the island while Kel called her mom (Happy Birthday Mom!). Now our hopes are up for a dolphin trip on Tuesday (which just so happens to be Kel’s birthday ;-). Until then, Tabby & Kel
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