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World’s tallest man saves two Chinese dolphins

We love to see a guy who’s pushing 7′ 9″ using his powers for good: The world’s tallest man has saved two dolphins by using his long arms to reach into their stomachs and pull out dangerous plastic shards. Mongolian herdsman Bao Xishun was called in after the dolphins swallowed plastic used around their pool ...

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We love to see a guy who’s pushing 7′ 9″ using his powers for good:

The world’s tallest man has saved two dolphins by using his long arms to reach into their stomachs and pull out dangerous plastic shards.

Mongolian herdsman Bao Xishun was called in after the dolphins swallowed plastic used around their pool at an aquarium in Fushun, north-east China. […]

The mammals had lost their appetite and were suffering depression, aquarium officials said.

The heads of the dolphins were held back and towels wrapped around their teeth so Mr Bao could not be bitten.

He then extended his 1.06m-long arm into the mammals’ stomachs.

Sadly, the Chinese river dolphin is “functionally extinct” in the wild. It’s not clear from the story what species these particular dolphins were, however.

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