Whale watcher: 'Off to the races, it's a dolphin stampede everybody!'

DANA POINT, Calif. -- You've probably heard of a horse stampede, but whale watchers got an incredible show when a pod of dolphins began to "stampede" off Dana Point in Southern California.

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Donna Kalez shared video of the amazing sight. She was on a tour with Dana Wharf Whale Watch when hundreds of dolphins started jumping out of the water on September 2.

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In the video, someone can be heard comparing the dolphins to racehorses as they journeyed through the water at incredible speed.

"Here they go! They're off to the races, it's a dolphin stampede everybody," said a spectator.
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