Malta: cliff-diving dog becomes internet sensation

A strange sight is drawing onlookers to popular bathing spot St Peter’s Pool in Malta: 49-year-old Carmelo Abela and his Jack Russell dog Titti performing synchronised dives from the cliffs into the water 12 feet (3.5 metres) below.

St Peter's Pool, Malta.

St Peter's Pool, Malta. Image by Javier Losa / CC BY 2.0

Carmelo began teaching Titti to dive from lesser heights when she was just four months old, and now she will follow him off any drop. Titti has become an internet star, with thousands of views on youtube and her own Facebook page. Read more:

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