Dolphins protect swimmer from shark attack

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The sharks kept their distance when Former Huthwaite swimmer Adam Walker got up close and personal with a group of dolphins during a gruelling ocean challenge.

Adam had just started a marathon swim across the Cook Strait, New Zealand when the pod of dolphins, which have been known to protect people from sharks ‘adopted him’.

He said: “I soon realised though that whatever pace I was at they would just nudge ahead like they were my training partners driving me on.”

 

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