By Isabelle Stackpool For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 03:00 BST, 2 September 2020 | Updated: 03:00 BST, 2 September 2020
A cheeky dolphin sunk its teeth into a man's hand during a friendly open ocean encounter.
Fisherman Ty Duncan said he had repeatedly come into contact with the aquatic mammal near Noosa, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, over several years.
Mr Duncan recorded his latest interaction with the playful animal on Friday as the dolphin approached his outstretched hand before biting down on his fingers.
Fisherman Ty Duncan filmed his close open ocean interaction with a friendly dolphin (pictured above) near Noosa, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, on Friday
Mr Duncan said he had encountered the playful dolphin multiple times over the years and recorded it playfully biting his hand (pictured above)
Heartwarming footage showed the dolphin swim up to Mr Duncan's small fishing boat and lift its head and jaws out of the water.
It happily held on to his hand as Mr Duncan laughed and exclaimed 'it's got my fingers'.
Mr Duncan said he had shared multiple encounters with the playful animal and described it as 'the friendliest dolphin I've ever met'.
The fisherman has even swum with the aquatic