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Underwater camerawoman Martina Wing talks about filming a dolphin ‘asking’ a diver for help

Duration: 03:54

When Martina Wing began filming divers off the coast of Hawaii, she didn't expect to see a dolphin seeking help from a human.

The camerawoman said she was: “Totally astounded to see a creature asking another creature for help”

Martina and her party were diving to see manta rays when they noticed the dolphin, whose mannerisms were unusual and movements slow.

The team discovered the dolphin was caught in fishing wire and it stopped in front of a diver for the material to be removed.

Available since: Thu 24 Jan 2013

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Breakfast 24/01/2013

The latest news, sport, business and weather from the BBC's Breakfast team.

First broadcast: 24 Jan 2013

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