Thousands of Dolphins flee California Coast. 2/22/2012
A huge dolphin pod 'stampede' was captured on camera on Wednesday as amazed onlookers in a passing boat caught a glimpse of the Fin-tastic phenomenon.
The shots of the massive cluster of surfacing dolphins was filmed from the Dana Pride, a boat for whale and dolphin watching, operated by Dana Point Whale Watch in southern California.
The mega-pod of dolphins is thought to number close to 2,000, far greater than the average pod of around 12 dolphins. But what was the cause?