Dolphin Greeting-Party Arrives To Welcome Snorkeler To The Sea
Footage showing a snorkeler's encounter with one - and then many - wild dolphins like this is surely a testament to the animals' capacity for fun. The audio of muffled underwater giggling is pretty excellent, too.
While it's definitely worth noting that it's never a good idea (and it's illegal) to approach a wild marine mammal, stories of curious wild dolphins approaching people aren't unheard of. During one memorable dive off the coast of Hawaii, a group of divers was confronted with a surprising sight: a bottlenose dolphin who was entangled in a fishing line. According to the divers, the animal refused to leave and seemed to be asking for help. The footage is nothing short of mind-boggling: