Nonterrestrial Intelligence

“Create,” signed the trainer. “Together.”
The dolphins ducked underwater.
“The things we do for fish,” chattered Leela.
“And tongue rubs. Don’t forget the tongue rubs,” chimed Luna. “Besides, it’s a small price to pay to get to contemplate the mysteries of the world all day.”
“True that.”
“It’s crunch time. What say you? Double spin to back flip?”
“We did that last time.”
“Crud. How about fluke walk to high jump?”
“Works for me. Wait for it… Go!”
Seconds after the dolphins had submerged, they simultaneously splashed through the surface.
“Amazing,” sighed the reporter when cetaceans finished. “They’re so innovative.”