In 1965, dolphin researcher John C. Lilly and associates ran a
study to see whether a dolphin could be taught some basic concepts
underlying human language. like colors and numbers
He was placed in a partially submerged house, and isolated from other
dolphins. Inside the house was an equally isolated woman, who was to
care and teach the dolphin.
When the dolphin reached sexual maturity, he would nudge and act in a
playful matter towards his caretaker. Although, after days of her
ignoring his advances, he became violent, and would constantly bruise
and bite the woman. He would obsess over the woman, even after he was
introduced to other dolphins to extinguish his sexual urges.
The woman later started pleasuring the dolphin with her hands and
The woman and the dolphin then started taking acid together, in hopes
of advancing their studies. Shortly after, the study was concluded, and
the dolphin had learned basic linguistic concepts.