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The dolphins didn't scratch the jet-skis' paintwork by any chance?
Posted by Sam W on April 25, 2012 16:27
Patong Police were called to the beach a little later to settle a dispute between the dolphins and the jet ski owners for damage done to the jet skis in the herding. The dolphins claims of pre-existing damages fell on deaf ears since no dolphin translators were immediately available. They later agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of fish before being released back into deeper waters.
Posted by Scoop Brady on April 25, 2012 16:54
good for the jetski boys for showing they have a heart....
Posted by poppops on April 25, 2012 17:58
The dolphins twittered they came to warn about the sinking of Phuket, but people did not listen.
Posted by Lena on April 25, 2012 18:18
I'm surprised the dolphins didn't die in the Patong Beach water.
Posted by kel on April 25, 2012 20:15
@ Scoop Brady:
Posted by herbert on April 25, 2012 20:43
Good to see the sense of humor in the comments.
Posted by juswunderin on April 25, 2012 21:41
poppops was it the jetski boys? If so they certainly deserve the credit after all the bad publicity they have been getting. The story just said jet-ski riders so I just presumed they was hirers.
Posted by Chill on April 26, 2012 02:19
doubtful anything to do with good hearted jet ski hirers more like all the dolphin watchers and boat sightseers
Posted by traveller on April 28, 2012 03:42
It's odd that some readers can't take on board the fact that (a) not all jet-ski operators are scamsters and (b) that even scamsters can be animal-lovers and environmentalists.
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