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The Full Set !

Hi Everyone,

Yesterday saw me eventually get photos of Rainbow and her big youngster ID#1141 at Chanonry Point so that is the whole set of six adoption dolphins been accounted for now and they all look healthy. I’m very happy and a bit relieved – I always like to get all of the WDC adoption stars accounted for as soon as I can as the season gets under way so that I can give all you lovely supporters the news and stories as quickly as I possibly can. You can see Rainbows son or daughter having a look at me yesterday with Mum furthest from the camera – it was a grey, windy and choppy day but I was thrilled none the less…

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Moonlight and her baby were there too, they have been about all week and big Sundance was having a hilarious five minutes with young Yoda – doing a big breach around 150 metres away from the watchers at the Point…

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I hope to bring you more regular stories about what your adoption dolphin is getting up to now that the main dolphin “season” is under way.

Best Wishes,

Charlie.

About Charlie Phillips

Field officer - Adopt a Dolphin