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« on: September 19, 2020, 10:29:10 pm »

The Cetacean Guardian Angel Of New Zealander Sailors:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pelorus_Jack
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« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2020, 07:14:24 am »

Thanks Chicar!

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Pelorus Jack was first seen around 1888 when it appeared in front of the schooner Brindle when the ship approached French Pass, a channel located between D'Urville Island and the South Island. When the members of the crew saw the dolphin bobbing up and down in front of the ship, they wanted to kill him, but the captain's wife talked them out of it. To their amazement, the dolphin then proceeded to guide the ship through the narrow channel. And for years thereafter, he safely guided almost every ship that came by. With rocks and strong currents, the area is dangerous to ships, but no shipwrecks occurred when Jack was present.


In 1904, someone aboard the SS Penguin tried to shoot Pelorus Jack with a rifle. Despite the attempt on his life, Pelorus Jack continued to help ships. According to folklore, however, he no longer helped the Penguin, which shipwrecked in Cook Strait in 1909.

Following the shooting incident, a law was proposed to protect Pelorus Jack. He became protected by Order in Council under the Sea Fisheries Act on 26 September 1904. Pelorus Jack remained protected by that law until his disappearance in 1912.[5][8][15] It is believed that he was the first individual sea creature protected by law in any country.[9][10]
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See, Cetaceans ARE smarter than us.
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« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2020, 08:12:42 am »

Wow. That dolphin knew its role in life - saving lives!

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