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    Posted November 16, 2010 by
    Rangiroa Atoll, Polynesia

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    Dolphins Observe Self in Dome Reflecion


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     hardy62943 says he saw a story about dolphins who recognize themselves in a mirror and wanted to share his own footage of dolphins he encountered in 2005 that would stop at the reflective dome surrounding his underwater camera. hardy62943 says he believes the dolphins were looking at their own reflection on the dome.
    - nsaidi, CNN iReport producer

    Last night I saw the AC/360 piece on dolphin intelligence. It portrayed captive dolphins observing themselves in a mirror. The attached video shows dolphins doing the same thing in the wild at Rangiroa Atoll in the South Pacific. This was videotaped at 120 feet.

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