Amazing Footage of Dolphin Pod Joining Swimmer on Eight-Hour-Long Journey Across Strait

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Adam Walker, a record-breaking open water swimmer, might have welcomed the pod of dolphins that joined him for his 16-mile jaunt across Cook Strait in New Zealand, especially since some think they were helping ward off something potentially more dangerous.

According to a New Zealand news website, a pod of about 10 dolphins swam with the British swimmer for an hour of his eight-hour, 36-minute journey. And according to one theory, they were protecting him from a looming six-foot shark.

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Source: The Blaze

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