08 Jun '11, 4pm

6 captive Taiji dolphins shipped to China...

6 captive Taiji dolphins shipped to China...

Cathay Pacific Airlines Participates in the Dolphin Slave Trade Reported by Scott West, Sea Shepherd Department of Intelligence and Investigations On May 30, 2011, six captive dolphins were taken from Taiji, Japan and shipped to China. The trucks carrying the dolphins from Taiji were waiting at the Kansai International Airport at 9:00 am when we found them, meaning they left Taiji around 5:00 am, if not earlier. Young girls from the Dolphin Resort Hotel in Taiji accompanied the dolphins. The six dolphins were kept in the trucks until about 2:00 pm when their crates were moved into the Cathay Pacific cargo handling facility at Kansai - this means the dolphins had been in their containers at least nine hours at this point. Approximately two hours later, the dolphin crates were moved to a waiting Donghai freight aircraft, which took off about an hour later. Shenzhen Donghai A...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/news-110607-1.html

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Please don't swim with Dolphins: here's why

wdcs.org 09 Jun '11, 4pm

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