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Diver Rescues Dolphin Tangled In Fishing Line (Video)

info-pictogram1 In this video, a bottle nosed dolphin with limited mobility due to a hook and fishing line restricting a pectoral fin, approaches some divers for help. Diving instructor Keller Laros noticed that the dolphin was hanging around them, and that it wasn’t able to move freely. Closer inspection revealed the ocean debris lodged in the fin. Thankfully, the dolphin not only allowed the divers to attempt to work the line and hook out of the fin, but actually shifted its body to make it easier.

Subhana’llah: Punalu’u Beach, Hawaii (IMAGES)

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info-pictogram1 Punaluʻu Beach (also called Black Sand Beach) is a beach between Pāhala and Nāʻālehu on the Big Island of the U.S. state of Hawaii. The beach has black sand made of basalt and created by lava flowing into the ocean which explodes as it reaches the ocean and cools. This volcanic activity is in the Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. Punaluʻu is frequented by endangered Hawksbill and Green turtles, which can often be seen basking on the black sand.

TOP 11 WORLD’S FAMOUS VOLCANOES!

#1 – Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland

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Eruption of this volcano paralyzed work of all European airlines a few years ago!

#2 – Etna, Italy

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It has 400 craters and erupts once in 3 months.

#3 – Fuji, Japan

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It is 3,776 meters high and exceptionally beautiful. If you visit Japan you should visit Fuji!

#4 – St. Helens Volcano, United States

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St. Helens’s eruption in 1980 killed 56 people in the US, which makes it the worst volcano eruption in the US history.

#5 – Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii

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Young volcanoes are dangerous. Kilauea keeps spitting lava from time to time. It looks fantastic and scary at the same time.

#6 – Popocatepetl, Mexico

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Mexico’s capital is located only 40 km away from a 5,426 m high volcano! Its name is translated as Smoking Mountain in Nahuatl. It was unusually active in mid 90s.

#7 – Izalco Volcano, Salvador

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This is a relatively young volcano which makes it one of the most dangerous. The first eruption was in 1770.

#8 – Cotopaxi Volcano, Ecuador

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Guess what happens if it spits lava from the height of 5,897 meters? You’d better not be around!

#9 – Bromo Volcano, Indonesia

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Indonesia is often called a land of thousand islands. Well, this is true for volcanoes as well. Bromo is located in Java, and looks fantastic.

#10 – Klyuchevskoy Volcano

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Yes, it is true. This is the highest volcano in Eurasia – 4,750 m. Looks gorgeous, doesn’t it?

TALLEST VOLCANO ON EARTH (IMAGE)

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The tallest volcano on Earth is Hawaii’s Mauna Kea that reaches a height of 4,207 meters. According to Hawaiian myths, the peaks of the mountains and volcanoes were holy places where only the priests were allowed to visit. However, as the history progressed, nowadays, the slopes are considered best for astronomical observations.