This dolphin turns pink when it gets emotional

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Apr 19, 2015, 6:51 pm IST
Updated Jan 10, 2016, 8:38 am IST
The amazing creature is currently residing at an aquarium in Japan
 
A rare albino dolphin, which changes colour from white to pink when it is feeling flushed, is drawing a lot of attention at a water park in Japan. Bottlenose dolphins are usually grey, but this extremely rare creature is an albino and has no colouration — apart from a tendency to turn pink when feeling flushed. Photos show how the animal is normally white, and occasionally turns pink when swimming along other grey dolphins. This specimen is believed to be only the second one ever put on display in an aquarium.
 
According to Daily Mail, this dolphin has been captured and kept by the Taihi Whale Musuem in Japan and does not any other pigment in the rest of its body. The dolphin was captured off the coast of Japan on January 18, 2014, during a yearly dolphin hunt in Taiji made notorious by the 2009 Oscar-winning documentary "The Cove," which shows fishermen herding dolphins into a cove either to be captured for aquarium display or killed for meat.
 
Watch the amazing creature here:

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