A group of sperm whales appear to have taken in a deformed bottlenose dolphin, marine researchers have discovered.
Behavioral ecologists Alexander Wilson and Jens Krause of Berlin’s Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries came across the heartwarming scene some 15 to 20 kilometers off the Azores in the North Atlantic, as they observed the dolphin six times while it nuzzled and rubbed members of the group, reports the journal Science.
“It really looked like they had accepted the dolphin for whatever reason. They were being very sociable,
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