Rescued dolphin shows off his artistic talent

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WATCH: Rescued Dolphin Shows Off His Artistic Talent
One lucky dolphin got a second chance at life - and now he's a budding Picasso.

Chance nearly died three years ago when he was stranded on an Alabama beach after the 2010 oil spill.

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The Sun Herald reports Chance is believed to be one of only a few stranded dolphins that survived the 2010 oil spill. When rescuers found him in Alabama in 2011, he was dehydrated, bruised, ridden with parasites, and he had a permanent spinal injury.

Fortunately, as WLOX reports, Chance has made a remarkable recovery at The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Gulfport and even picked up a new talent. With the help of his trainer, Chance has learned to paint. He and two other dolphins will begin participating in a "paint with a dolphin" program in the coming months.
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