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Wild Dolphins Help Fishermen and Get Rewarded | National Geographic

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According to a new study by National Geographic grantee Mauricio Cantor, there's a tight social bond among wild bottlenose dolphins that hunt fish alongside fishermen in southern Brazil. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Dolphins #Brazil About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta The fishermen wait for the dolphins to push the fish toward the coast while the dolphins catch the fish that break way to escape the nets. The study find these dolphins form tight social bonds with dolphins that who hunt the same way than those that hunt independently from fishermen. In fact, these helper dolphins stick together regardless of family relationships, sex, and age—even when they're not feeding. Read "These fishermen-helping dolphins have their own culture." https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2019/04/dolphins-fishermen-brazil-culture/ Wild Dolphins Help Fishermen and Get Rewarded | National Geographic https://youtu.be/8kMGJ8T3-Pg National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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National Geographic (4 months ago)
In southern Brazil, humans and dolphins team up to capture fish. What are your thoughts on this unique collaboration?
Leaf life (4 months ago)
There should be more updates on this or like a hour documentary
Alastair Aiken (4 months ago)
More like the humans use the dolphins for their own greed. Of course. Selfish humans, us eating fish causes a disruption in the food chain, we should just stick to the meat we have. But no. We're too selfish to leave the fish alone, just because they're good for us doesn't mean that we need to eat them, there are other ways to get those nutrients (without harming the environment, I don't know). And people who are pescetarians are causing more harm to the environment than eating chickens (but not cows and sheep as they produce methane).
fujita tatsuya (4 months ago)
The salary for the dolphins seems underpaid for their overtine shifts.
Hunter Dude (4 months ago)
its a video..why are you making me read ??!! plus I didnt see humans giving fish back to the dolphins, so your claim is wrong...lier.
Philip Fong (4 months ago)
How was the dolphins rewarded?
Vism33 33msiV (4 months ago)
They both eat. It's a win win
Bombet Virtudez (4 months ago)
dolphins: dudes thats our fish humans: lucky day😂
Rosmin Utomo (4 months ago)
Where is the reward ..?
rodibremo (4 months ago)
A reward?
Boris KOUKA (4 months ago)
According to Australian's aborigines tales this symbiotic relationship exist since 10 000 years
Engineer Khairul (4 months ago)
But where is the reward?
Nazgul OvHell (4 months ago)
Like ancient wolves, Water Dogs
Team JRubio (4 months ago)
This has been happening for decades
Dante Diavolo (4 months ago)
I've been there and I've actually witnessed one thing this video failed to tell you. Get ready to get your mind blown: THE DOLPHINS GIVE THE FISHERMEN THE SIGNAL TO CAST THEIR NETS!!!!!!!!!!
Michael Baker (4 months ago)
Dante Diavolo i wouldnt doubt that one bit.
CoolDoob (4 months ago)
The dolphins got ripped off. I don't see any reward at all.
Juliana Putri (4 months ago)
in nature we trust.
HopiaPopcorn BikoPink (4 months ago)
the reward is they eat together at the table..
steven Philip (4 months ago)
Staying in same water and helping fisherman? No no this is not fair I really did not like the act of dolphins it's like Aliens coming to hunt humans and monkeys helping them.
John Doe (4 months ago)
Meanwhile in Japan..
Wesley 939 (4 months ago)
Thanks given, can i give,local, member, do,naturel betewen same next saying charco, masp ,the sky ,rumbe águila pescatore not see at moment, wouldn't say fast ,but betwen yours, ours are slepping one, of a better ones but importand that is helping,soory
Mr H (4 months ago)
Didnt see it clearly.
Feysel Difficile (4 months ago)
GOD SAVE THE DOLPHINS !
Francis Archie Ariola (4 months ago)
Poor fish they were ambushed by two enemies
Aloysius Wicaksono (4 months ago)
I dont understand the dolphin helping behavior on human and what the reasons of giant dolphin orcas dont attack human..
Gum Dum (4 months ago)
Somehow this make me shed my tears..
Fruitarian (4 months ago)
Dolphin is a delicious delicacy in china
Sunshine Holiday Helen (4 months ago)
Congrats,this Vedio just made dolphins traitors of the ocean
Some Name (4 months ago)
what amazing creatures! and to know that other people systematically kill them is sad :(
Eric Halim (4 months ago)
Hmm I wonder who and how it started at the very beginning
Jose Chavez (4 months ago)
Earth>humans
marc faustein chris carreon (4 months ago)
Amazing.
Gaurika Paudel (4 months ago)
I am big fan of Dolphins...
Kumar Kumars (4 months ago)
Don't kill animals, let them live and enjoy
Cureil (4 months ago)
Omg, i love this ❤️ But somewhere, human still use this creature as animal circus 💔
C. Cho (4 months ago)
Umm can I see some fish tho?
Joann Crystallis (4 months ago)
Coexisting at its finest
sicc dogg (4 months ago)
Dolphins are like black people. There trained to kill there own species. 😂
BlueLight (4 months ago)
The world is so beautiful.
Krish Mistry (4 months ago)
Human brain + Dolphin brain = World full of Newtons.
Serena Strand (4 months ago)
If they could develop a way to train the dolphins to help with cleaning up waste in the oceans (bottles, plastic, etc) that would be interesting. Although not their problem, but, they're dolphins, they don't have anything better to do! Ha!
Ma Teresa Ortiz (4 months ago)
Humans were predators, it will eat anything to survive...
Handicraft goods of all kinds metal (4 months ago)
It is more attract in music for looking it.
Neville Seedsman (4 months ago)
A couple of dolphins saved me from a shark while swimming in Australia,I'm not kidding!! If it wasn't for the dolphins i probably wouldn't be alive..
Mikołaj Królik (4 months ago)
Way better then memes (:
Abu Amina (4 months ago)
It's beautiful for sure and dolphins have a history of helping the human including saving from drowning, unfortunately human waste destroy their habitat, that's a unfairness treat to a partner.
Nam Phan (4 months ago)
Name of the song, plz?
dusty rose (4 months ago)
Awwwwww! Dolphins are sweet creatures 💖💖
Cache (4 months ago)
Soooo, where's their reward? its not shown in the vid tho.
It’s RubyRobin (4 months ago)
Cache they get the fish that break free from the nets
Being Single (4 months ago)
Those dolphins Actually tried warning to those stupid fishes from getting caught by the fishermen...
Brian Turnbough (4 months ago)
So long, and thanks for all the fish.
Stompie Joe (4 months ago)
it's really astonishing that you never see dolphins ever get hooked on a fishing lure or fly. that just shows how intelligent they really are. amazing.
Marcus Bergström (4 months ago)
Gotta love em.
Ayyappan R (4 months ago)
O my god....
Angelus Marcarita (4 months ago)
Hope a Japanese dolphin arrives an tell the truth, they must attack any human in the sea. Real monster are just in front of them.
Arjun & Anjali (4 months ago)
Utter Unspeakable Genius! This bond should be there all over nature as this is one of the most beautiful things that can be offered around the planet. A commensalistic bond (where two organisms are both benefited)is what we can all wish for in this ever-changing planet.
Paulo de Tarso Gregorio Pereira (4 months ago)
Genuinely Brazilian trickery.
Paulo de Tarso Gregorio Pereira (4 months ago)
Haha malandragem genuinamente brasileira
Marem Warkhungam (4 months ago)
Dolphins are evolving
Saul Garcia (4 months ago)
Fake The dolphins are paid actors
ClickBait Nation (4 months ago)
budum tsss
armyxbangwools (4 months ago)
animals are helping us but we are the one destroying their habitat i hope one day this will change
Wuts Sarcasm (4 months ago)
stop with the 1 minute clips give us at least 10
Arjun & Anjali (4 months ago)
10 what?
last name (4 months ago)
magnificent
Zbynek Kolacek (4 months ago)
It is beleza, that humans make it working out with animals to both sides profiting...!
World Man (4 months ago)
You know you're screwed, when two of the smartest species of the world team up to eat you.
TacoCrisis (3 months ago)
Pedro C Lol dont care about the hate, humans are only the 3rd smartest I think.
Kagura FannY (4 months ago)
@Pedro C you're the only one having low IQ here
Ajit kumar (4 months ago)
@Pedro C are u dumb or dumbfuck ?
Tony Toons (4 months ago)
Pedro C of course not, you weren't there
Backpack PePelon (4 months ago)
🤣👍
Johnny Jonathan (4 months ago)
Brazil and Dolphins are amazing.
poe (4 months ago)
29 Japanese thumbed it down
Z M (4 months ago)
Waoo. That was a beautiful thing i just saw the potential things a dolphin can do that was awesome i love dolphins working as a team thanks for sharing.
Katherine Uribe (4 months ago)
They've been doing this for hundreds of years. Amazing!💖🐬💖
Xnaut314 (4 months ago)
Anyone remember that disgraceful Mermaids mockumentary that had the gawl to say this mutualism was "evidence" of leftover behavior from cetacean-mermaid coevolution that dolphins taught humans because they superficially resemble their "masters"? The stupidity knows no bounds.
Crayola Clouds (4 months ago)
So you're mad at a an obvious joke that wasn't meant to be taken seriously? You're the stupid one
Legendary Weapon (4 months ago)
Every time NG posts a video I start crying and wonder how we can stop climate change and then I realize it's about having people like Trump in charge and at the end of the day I still cry when I see a fish being eating by dolphins and humans. It's disgusting that we have the means to 3at the soy products to keep our bodies perfectly strong but st the end of the day we still have to choose where are we going with the world because I still cry when I see people eating meat that we don't need to because the world can live without meats but the trump supporters are the ones who make me cry
Crayola Clouds (4 months ago)
Can you have a mental breakdown somewhere else? Humans can't live off soy products entirely and there are people who can't eat soy because of allergies. You fake bleeding hearts are the disgusting ones.
Nancy Neyedly (4 months ago)
"Fishermen" taking the dolphins food, yet National Geographic calls it "working together".
Gsix Jiro (4 months ago)
Nancy Neyedly then go get a gun kill a lot of people who fish for money even though some are maybe poor and that is maybe the only way to money for their needs, this can be one of the solutions for overfishing right?
Nancy Neyedly (4 months ago)
@Fathi Zahi No, read a paper, the oceans have been overfished by people to feed gluttonous people.
Nancy Neyedly (4 months ago)
@Crayola Clouds I'm aware of what is happening in the video but you completely missed my point which is not surprising given how illogical your response is. First you say animals aren't stupid or helpless then you say the way the dolphins hunt is a mess. Somehow the dolphins have managed to hunt for thousands of years with their "mess" of a technique. I'll try to state it simpler for you, it's the dolphins food only, not for humans. My point isn't about technique.
Crayola Clouds (4 months ago)
The dolphins were pushing the schools of fish towards the nets so they could catch the escapees. Animals aren't helpless and stupid, those dolphins and people were working together and they both got food out of it. Watch how dolphins usually hunt, it's a mess and it's far more difficult than the relationship they forged here.
Fathi Zahi (4 months ago)
U know fish r renewable resources cos there a lot of them
Sanchit Singh (4 months ago)
Now that's called sustainable fishing!!!!!
eternal fire (4 months ago)
I'm making babies that's what I'm doing for earth day ;)
Manuel Martinez (4 months ago)
It's amazing that animal life has more brain's than us !
babecat2000 (4 months ago)
Oh has an Animal been to space
National Geographic (4 months ago)
It's remarkable to see how smart dolphins can be!
22grena (4 months ago)
Globalist propaganda even in nature films
babecat2000 (4 months ago)
Fool
kamaroway günther (4 months ago)
Wild Dolpins
Stella Elkhenizy (4 months ago)
Lovely. But would have been nicer if it were narrated
César Ivan Pinheiro (4 months ago)
This is live together!
demi (4 months ago)
god dammit i love dolphins.
hugo brutus (4 months ago)
Dolphins becoming our sea dogs
Nur Atiqah (4 months ago)
Fish : Dolphin : yeet
Aria (4 months ago)
How come dolphins are so smart??
uje pagaz (4 months ago)
I would love to be an environmentalist
National Geographic (4 months ago)
Caring for the environment is so important!
redy2rumbl (4 months ago)
and then the Japanese slaughter and eat them ..
Nazgul OvHell (4 months ago)
@Automated_Response85 you're comparison of cow and dolphin slaughter is stupid and its made you sound stupid.
Grendel Grendelsen (4 months ago)
FUCKA YOU DOLPHIN AND FUCKA YOU WHALE
Automated_Response85 (4 months ago)
@rohde007 Ahhh... The good ol'e "double standard." I didn't know that when you woke up this morning, you had omnipotent/omniscient powers bestowed upon you and thus have gone around judging what is "right" and "wrong..." Keep thinking that your perspective is correct and everybody else who doesn't agree with you, is wrong.
rohde007 (4 months ago)
@Automated_Response85 One thing is killing an animal that we created outside of the ecosystem to be killed, another is going into nature and hunting animals from the food chain and destroying the fauna, bring animals to extinction, luring wild animals just to kill them, your fake justice is blind you just try connect A to B to feel in a moral high ground ignoring everything else.
Automated_Response85 (4 months ago)
Just like how westerners slaughter cows which are considered holy in India. By the way, I live in the United States too and am NOT of Indian descent..
Niki singh (4 months ago)
Happy earth🌎 day
Arjun & Anjali (4 months ago)
You too Niki Singh!
gingery3k (4 months ago)
no sera que asi cazan los delfines y los humanos aprovechan la situacion???????????
birkaran gill (4 months ago)
How did they get rewarded?
Nicolle Guedes Lazzaretti (4 months ago)
they eat the fish together, I mean, they share the cardume with the fishermen. This is in the the city that I grew up, that's why I know.
ABHISHEK GHULE (4 months ago)
Amazing
Puck Daily (4 months ago)
Fucka you dowphin!!!!!
Krishna Patria (4 months ago)
Wait what did the dolphins get as a reward (again) ?
Crayola Clouds (4 months ago)
@Jason Joby possibly, helping the fishermen ensured they got fish instead of swimming through hundreds of fish and hoping to catch one
Brian (4 months ago)
@Jason Joby yeah that's what I'm also thinking...
Jason Joby (4 months ago)
@Nicolle Guedes Lazzaretti wouldn't they have had the fish even if the fishermen weren't there?
Nicolle Guedes Lazzaretti (4 months ago)
they eat the fish together, I mean, they share the cardume with the fishermen. This is in the the city that I grew up, that's why I know.
NeoTenic (4 months ago)
Mutualistic behavior between humans and other species is possibly the most beautiful thing this planet has to offer. A species capable of completely dominating ecosystems doing its best to live in simple peace with other animals around it is truly beautiful.
Rupert Murdoch (4 months ago)
@Liberty UpdatedYes, Trump supporters. Are you so heavily poisoned that you support animal videos while contradictorily supporting Trump?
Chocolatier (4 months ago)
@Liberty Updated No worries lol.
Rupert Murdoch (4 months ago)
Life is so much nicer without Trump supporters.
Chocolatier (4 months ago)
@Krishna Mohan According to to @liberty Updated those are just mammals actually.
Krishna Mohan (4 months ago)
Aren't the fish that are getting massacred this way "other animals"?
Zira Risasi (4 months ago)
Sverige
Papas kleines Einhorn Claro (4 months ago)
Die Frage die sich mir stellt ist: "Wann und wie dass angefangen hat". Zweifellos eine faszinierende Sache.
sjdkfjfjsidjdjdha (4 months ago)
the question here is,what do we do for animals??
my name is Aj (4 months ago)
We eat them..for sure
So Oh (4 months ago)
@Son i think he was asking a broader question. Not just dolphins but all animals.
Marem Warkhungam (4 months ago)
We eat them lmao
Crayola Clouds (4 months ago)
Conservation efforts to save species and a hunting method called culling so they don't overeat themselves to extinction.
Legendary Weapon (4 months ago)
@Nathi Frisch No In Japan they eat whales so I want to eat dolphin
Lbolting005 (4 months ago)
In China 🇨🇳 they’ll catch and cook 👨‍🍳 the dolphins 🐬 too 🥘
T Love (4 months ago)
Please don't tell anyone they will just pollute it🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
Sameer Indian (4 months ago)
On the other hand, dolphins are betraying their fellow fish species by trapping them to their predators.
Gsix Jiro (4 months ago)
THIS COMMENT IS MADE BY A VEGAN
Jason Joby (4 months ago)
@Sameer Indian the fish is the prey of both dolphins and humans. That's common between them, and that's far more important to the survival of dolphins.
Sameer Indian (4 months ago)
@Krista Smith I think they more commonality to fellow species than to humans.
Krista Smith (4 months ago)
Wanderer Falcon not really a betrayal since that’s their prey and they don’t have much in common
Sameer Indian (4 months ago)
@Noisykiller12 so?
Yatie Tie (4 months ago)
Great and amazing... smart animals 😍
Avery the Cuban-American (4 months ago)
Shame the dolphins in China didn't get this treatment
Tullock (4 months ago)
this old footage or new?
سيد سجاد الموسوي Sayed Sajjad Al Mousawi (4 months ago)
قناة كلش رائعة اشكر كل من ساهم في انشاء هذا القناة الاكثر روعة وليس لها مثيل ابدا شكرا ناشيونال جيوغرافيك أبوظبي
Nidhogg Hao (4 months ago)
Really smart.
Ivory (4 months ago)
Beautiful!
Vanessa Silva Simental (4 months ago)
He he he he