Animal researcher Margaret Howe Lovatt is the focus of an upcoming BBC Four documentary called “The Girl Who Talked To Dolphins,” but the subtitle of this film could easily be “…And Then They Did Some Other Stuff.” See, back in the 1960s, Lovatt studied dolphins near the U.S. Virgin Islands, and one day she met a cute fella named Peter. Yes, Peter. As she puts it in the doc:
In the beginning when he would get rambunctious and had this need, I would put him on the elevator and say, “You go play with the girls for a day”…I was just easier to incorporate [dolphin handjobs] and let it happen. It was very precious. It was very gentle…Again it was sexual on his part, it was not sexual on mine. Sensuous perhaps. It would just become part of what was going on, like an itch. Just get rid of that. Scratch it and we’ll be done. Move on. And that’s really all it was. I was there to get to know Peter. That was part of Peter.
Well. Okay then. “The Girl Who Talked To Dolphins” debuts on BBC Four in the UK on June 17. Sounds like a sensuous good time. [NY Daily News]