Unusual and Rare Friendship Between a Dolphin and a Dog Melts Hearts Worldwide

People are falling in love with the pictures.


We have shared many stories with you about unusual friendships between animals of different kind so you are very likely to be familiar with Bubbles the African Elephant and Bella the Black Labrador, or even Bea the Giraffe and Wilma the Ostrich. However, we can’t help but notice that most of these unique companionship involve dogs, just as in the case of Gunner, a Golden Retriever, and Delta, a dolphin.

The photos of Gunner and Delta have melted the hearts of many since they were shared online and have been seen by more than 1.3 million people in just a week. Seeing one where Gunner licks Delta’s nose speaks of just how close these two are.

The caption under the incredible photos shared by a Twitter user Ken said, “sorry to interrupt, important news.” Honestly, people were glad such lovely photos and news interrupted their day.

Photo: Twitter / Dolphin Research Center

What is interesting about this story is that Gunner and Delta have been friends for many years. Their photos weren’t taken during a single encounter, but the two meet quite often and have some fun time together.

Twitter account We Rate Dogs shared that this cute dog and his dolphin friend have known each other ever since Gunner was just an eight-week old pup. Today, he’s seven years old.

We can definitely learn from Gunner and Delta what true friendship is and follow their example which shows that accepting the differences at others can lead to great things in life and even give you a best friend for life.