We are all aware of dolphins as one of the smartest marine mammals around the globe and here they appear to be demonstrating this.

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Mystique, the humpback dolphin continues to return with sea-based gifts to exchange with food.

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He donates gifts to volunteers at Barnacles Dolphin Centre. Barnacles Dolphin Centre in Queensland, Australia. The gifts range from gorgeous corals to old bottles.

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“Mystique is doing well, keeping the pod in line, but it’s quite clear that he is missing the attention from the public, he has been a big show-off the past few weeks.”

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Additionally “when he brings something in that he will get lots of praise and attention, then a fish to say thank you.”

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The is the sole one in his group of seven who has gifts and is an “very intelligent and gentle soul, but is also slightly mischievous.”

His selection of gifts is a wide range of items from shells to coral and old bottles that are from who knows when.

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“He brings us in all sorts of things like planks of wood, corals, old glass bottles, sea sponges, and rocks, ranging in all sorts of shapes and sizes.”

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“He had always brought us gifts, but only since the lockdown closure has he been bringing in multiple gifts each morning.”

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