It’s always heartwarming to see creatures of different species discovering a connection. Whether it’s humans and whales, or famous Koko the Gorilla and her kitten friend All Ball, our spirits find delight in interactions across what might seem insurmountable gulfs between very dissimilar beings. Maybe we ought to take a cue from our fellow animals when it comes to learning to get along with folks who are different from ourselves. Here’s such a joyful lift for you, as a curious cat aboard a boat and a friendly dolphin (several!) check one another out:

Here’s to the amazing animals we share the planet with!