Japanese fishermen rounded up more than 250 bottlenose dolphins in a secluded cove to kill for meat or sell into a lifetime of captivity, U.S. conservationists warned.
TAIJI, Japan, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The annual dolphin hunt at Taiji Cove in Japan was under way Saturday amid protests by conservationists.
US ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy has tweeted her concern at the "inhumaneness" of a Japanese village's traditional dolphin hunt. USG (US Government) opposes drive hunt fisheries," she tweeted on January 17. Every year the fishermen of Taiji corral hundreds of dolphins in a secluded bay, select a few dozen for sale to aquariums and marine parks and stab the rest to death for meat. This ...
A baby dolphin born last week at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo has been named Mirabella, park officials said Friday.
Despite protests from conservationists, an annual dolphin hunt took place Saturday at Taiji Cove in Japan.
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