VIDEO: 'Superpod' of dolphins racing along California coast near Monterey

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The Monterey Bay Aquarium posted a video online earlier this week of a dolphin "superpod." Marine biologists said this group could have as many as 1,000 dolphins in it. (Monterey Bay Aquarium)

The Monterey Bay Aquarium posted a video online earlier this week of a dolphin "superpod." Marine biologists said this group could have as many as 1,000 dolphins in it.

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They explained "superpods" often get together annually to feed on schools of fish.

While this happens every year, the aquarium said it's rare to see a superpod this close to shore.

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The dolphins were apparently chasing baitfish and the video was captured on Sept. 3, 2018, just off Point Pinos in Pacific Grove, according to the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Facebook page.
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