Thursday, 10 September 2009

Bad News at The Cove

The Taiji Dolphin Hunt Begins. Eight days later than usual, but still arriving, this year's seasonal dolphin killing has begun at Taiji with about 50 pilot whales and 100 bottlenose dolphins being driven into the cove. this morning

Update 15th September 2009
from the Otago Daily Times

70 dolphins released ... following an international outcry.

The released dolphins were part of a catch of about 100 on September 9. The Taiji fishing association had said it would sell about half to aquariums and set the rest free.

The town has said it is unclear if it will continue to release dolphins.

read full article here



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