An Irish Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter showed his soft side when he found a baby dolphin stranded on the shore of County Clare in Ireland. Cathal Pendred, currently a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter competition, picked up the dolphin and deftly carried her into the swell -- a stunning show of empathy from someone who fights for a living:
I just spent an hour in the sea at Doonbeg trying to save a baby dolphin. He was very hurt but alive and well now! 🙏 http://t.co/LlteQKznHj
— Cathal Pendred (@Pendred)
Sadly, Pendred's touching rescue wasn't enough to save the dolphin -- he tweeted this Monday morning:
Sad news: The Irish Whale & Dolphin Group have said that the young dolphin washed up in Doonbeg again last night.
I tried my best.