September 26, 2011 06:00 PM

Being the son of a superstar musician definitely has its perks!

Elton John and David Furnish took their 9-month-old, Zachary, on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Georgia Aquarium last week, where the little guy got to meet a dolphin for the first time!

Though Zachary looked a little unsure of his slippery new friend – a 7-year-old Atlantic bottlenose dolphin named Lily – Dad wasn’t afraid to lean in for a flipper-shake.

Apart from their special meet-and-greet, the trio spent some time learning about the other aquatic animals who live at the park, including whale sharks, manta rays, and penguins.

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