He scores! Dolphin masters the art of shooting hoops with his nose

He scores! Dolphin masters the art of shooting hoops with his noseCaters News Agency



With his basketball skills this dolphin could compete in the animal Olympics! The cool creature was spotted splashing around with a ball by a couple who visited a dolphin sanctuary in Cuba.

The clever dolphin flipped the ball through the hoop with his nose and put on an energetic display with his keepers, the Daily Mail reported.

Amateur photographer, Sergio Longhi, who captured the sporty animal shooting hoops told the Daily Mail: 'I love dolphins, and my wife Elizabeth and I had gone to see them splashing around at this sanctuary.'

The 44-year-old added: 'They are such clever animals, and we were so pleased to see some of them jumping about in the water with their trainers.

'But we were stunned when one trainer threw a ball in with the dolphin and he started performing like this - the animals obviously enjoy the stimulation, and it was a pleasure to watch.

'I tried to take the best pictures I could manage, but the show was so breath-taking I forgot to concentrate on my camera.

'It was fascinating to see them dancing, jumping, playing, interacting with the keepers, and behaving like humans.'

Have you come across any clever dolphins on your travels? Leave a comment and let us know.

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