Drone Captures Stunning Bird's-eye Video of Dolphin Superpod
Thousands of dolphins seen stampeding off California.
Whatever you think of drone technology, this may be one use that we can all agree on.
The captain of a whale-watching boat who's also a filmmaker sent a drone with a camera into the sky to capture a stunning event: thousands of common dolphins in a super- or megapod speeding through the waters off California, destination unknown. His gorgeous video of Delphinus delphis, which includes a mama whale nuzzling its baby, is here.
Captain Dave Anderson, of Captain Dave's Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari in Dana Point, California, regularly revs up his inflatable to go in search of marine mammals to film. When he finds them, he launches his GoPro-equipped, remote-controlled drone—at about 2.8 pounds, it looks