Dolphins "Play Ball" With Jellyfish (As in, Jellyfish Is the Ball)

By Brett Israel | October 19, 2009 3:22 pm

Humans aren’t the only ones who enjoy a game of soccer (or football, depending on where you’re from). A new video has surfaced showing dolphins “kicking” around a ball—only the ball, in this case, is a jellyfish.

From the Daily Mail:

A team of marine biologists were astonished to see a dolphin swim under a jellyfish and with a quick flick of its tail shoot it out of the water. The bottlenose dolphins were caught on video performing the strange activity off the Welsh coastline. One dolphin was able to flip the jellyfish six feet up in the air.

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Video: YouTube / countrysidecouncil

MORE ABOUT: dolphins, jellyfish, soccer
  • Patti

    It’s fun to see dolphins playing. What a great video! I’m suprised they don’t get stung by the jellyfish.

  • Jumblepudding

    looks like those jerk dolphins were trying to flip the jellyfish into the boat. They’re hooligans.

  • mrmeval

    Yes Jumblepud we should kill them, can them and eat them!

  • Crazael

    More proof that dolphins are total dicks.

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