Must-See Videos of Dolphin Superpods

Written by on January 10, 2013 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins

This appears to be the week of dolphin superpods. In two separate occasions, amazing footage of dolphin superpod “stampedes” was recorded.

Dolphins typically live in groups, called pods, of about a dozen individuals. However, certain circumstances, like abundant prey, can result in groups of pods gathering to create a superpod. In the following videos, you can see three different superpod “stampedes” from across the globe.

The first one is from Captain Dave’s Dolphin and Whale Safari near Dana Point, California:

The second one was filmed in the Irish Sea from Sea Trust:

The last one was filmed in Sept 2012 off the coast of South Africa from Explorer Mike Horn and Photographer Chase Jarvis:

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About the Author: Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog. .


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