For the first time Pink Dolphins Spotted Off Louisiana Coast

Tourist captures video of two extremely rare pink dolphins swimming in a Louisiana ship channel.
Bridget Boudreaux was on a boat cruise with her husband in the Calcasieu Ship Channel when she saw a group of dolphins playing in the water, two of which were pink.

“I about fell about the boat,” she told KHOU-TV. “I was like, wow, that’s not a regular dolphin, that’s a pink dolphin.”
While she was only able to capture a still shot of one of them, she was able to capture a brief video clip of both of them swimming alongside a ship:

“It was an awesome experience,” she told, adding that “the pictures don’t do it justice.”

“Pinky” the dolphin was first photographed in Lake Charles, Lousiana by a charter boat captain in 2007, when she was just a baby.

Captain Erik Rue and others have spotted and photographed the rare specimen every summer since, even creating a fan page for her on Facebook:

In 2015, Captain Rue caught photographs of Pinky engaging in mating behavior and suspected she might be pregnant.