Japanese fishermen have captured a rare albino dolphin and killed 11 other dolphins in a shallow cove, according to conservation activists protesting the hunt.
A rare albino dolphin has been captured by Japanese fishermen, according to a campaign group staging a protest against the sale or slaughter of the creatures. The albino Risso's dolphin was driven into a cove over the weekend by fishermen at Taiji in Wakayama Prefecture, central Japan, said Sea Shepherd, which has teams of observers in the remote town. The latest catch was made on Sunday, Sea ...
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Sea Shepherd, a conservation organization, is currently staging a protest over the town?s annuals slaughter of dolphins ? and sales of the live creatures to aquariums. According to Sea Shepherd?s site, the fishermen spotted a pod of approximately 16 Risso?s dolphins on Sunday morning.
Albino dolphins are extremely rare, yet fishers at the cove in Taiji, Japan, have somehow managed to capture two of the exotic creatures in just one year. Each of them may be worth up to a half-million dollars.
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