Rare Pink Dolphin Is Captured On Camera Swimming In Louisiana Lake

September 15, 2016

A pink bottlenose dolphin was recently spotted in Louisiana's Lake Calcasieu. Although it's a lake, Calcasieu connects to the Gulf of Mexico and actually consists of brackish water which has more salinity than fresh water, so it's comfortable for a dolphin.

rare pink dolphin
sloshyjacob

The albino dolphin is believed to be "Pinkie", who was first spotted in 2007 by charter boat captain Erik Rue.

pink dolphin
sloshyjacob

Since she was first spotted, Pinkie has become something of a local celebrity, with people going out on boat tours of the lake just to catch a glimpse of her.

According to Rue, she’s friendly and curious, and sometimes gets within as little as five feet of his boat to check out the people checking her out.

pink dolphin louisiana
sloshyjacob

Like us on Facebook!

Click Here For The Most Popular On Sunny Skyz

feel good videoThis Video Of A 105-Year-Old Meeting His 5-Day-Old Great Grandson Is Bringing Joy To The World

feel good storiesThe 12 Funniest Internet Responses To United Airlines

feel good storiesFamily Plays Horror Board Game And Gets More Than They Bargained For

feel good storiesThe 10 Funniest Sibling Photo Recreations On The Internet

feel good storiesRogue Stapler Leaves The 4th Floor To Explore The World

feel good storiesWhat Becoming A Billionaire Actually Feels Like

feel good videoThis Kitten Was Abandoned, Then A Crow Does Something You've Never Seen

feel good videoThe Internet Can't Handle This Video Of A Baby Adoring His Mom

feel good videoNews Anchors Learn What A 'Furry' Is Live On Camera

feel good videoGirl Sings 'Hallelujah' With Lyrics That Tell The Easter Story

feel good videoMan On Paddle Board Is Stalked By Curious Orca

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK!