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countingdown Sep 5th, 2006 04:24 AM

Not Africa, but a great animal encounter....
 
Sunday morning while drinking a cup of coffee on my back porch I heard a huge splash in the creek, and then another. I went to investigate and SO glad I did. Hard to tell in the photo, but there were three of them, one was very interested in who/what we were. They stayed with us for about 10 minutes.
Teri
http://www.kodakgallery.com/I.jsp?c=...&y=-ji3mg0

KayeN Sep 5th, 2006 05:14 AM

Hi Teri,

Lovely photo! Where are you that the dolphins are in a creek? They are very curious creatures by nature? I am surprised that you only got one photo.

Kind regards,

Kaye


Patty Sep 5th, 2006 11:03 AM

Very cool! Where is your back porch?

countingdown Sep 5th, 2006 12:14 PM

Patty and Kaye,
I live on a tidal creek in Mt. Pleasant, SC (Charleston). I have lived in this house 3 years and this is my second dolphin sighting in the creek. The first was shortly after we moved in and it was only a fleeting glance as they headed away. This was fantastic.
I did get a few more shots, but chose the best to share. At the time I was torn between wanting a good picture and wanting to step away from the camera just to enjoy.
Teri

atravelynn Sep 5th, 2006 12:19 PM

Where's my snorkel?

cynstalker Sep 5th, 2006 12:27 PM

Teri:

What a joy! Thank you!

<font color="green">Cyn</font>

PredatorBiologist Sep 5th, 2006 12:43 PM

Awesome sighting and picture!


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