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A surprising friendship: Sperm whales socialize with deformed dolphin

It’s not clear what’s going on here. Photos: Sperm whales adopt deformed dolphin – thestar.com. Toronto-born behavioural ecologist Alexander Wilson has discovered an unlikely friendship in the North Atlantic. A group of sperm whales have apparently adopted a bottlenose dolphin with a spine deformity, swimming alongside him and at times nuzzling and rubbing up against…