Albino Dolphin Off Florida Coast Is A Rare Sight, But Conservationists Say Stay Away [VIDEO]

January 6, 2015 9:57 PM

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Albino Dolphin Off Florida Coast Is A Rare Sight, But Conservationists Say Stay Away [VIDEO]

An albino dolphin was recently spotted off the coast of Florida, a rare sighting that has sparked curiosity across the Internet but that has conservationists worried about the dolphin’s safety. Video of the unusual bottlenose dolphin was uploaded to YouTube by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, or FWC, and shows the dolphin breaking the surface of the water several times not far from shore.

"We thought [the video] was worth sharing due to their rarity, but we are not able to give out an exact location for the sake of the animal's safety," Brandon Basino, a spokesman with the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida, told Florida Today. "We did not ask for a speci...

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