This August 11, 2017, photo provided by Cascadia Research shows a hybrid between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin in the foreground, swimming next to a melon-headed whale near Kauai, Hawaii. Photo: AP

Strange sea creature is a hybrid of dolphin and melon-headed whale – but please don’t call it a ‘wholphin’

The creature was spotted off Hawaii, and is the first known hybrid involving either parent species

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This August 11, 2017, photo provided by Cascadia Research shows a hybrid between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin in the foreground, swimming next to a melon-headed whale near Kauai, Hawaii. Photo: AP
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