09 Sep '12, 9am

#IfYouDoNotKnowHereIsTheAnswer Where do the Captured Taiji Dolphins Go? via @ SeaShepherd #Tweet4Do

Where do the Captured Taiji Dolphins Go? Commentary by Captain Paul Watson In the early part of the 20th Century, zoos around the world paid mercenaries to obtain animals for them. These mercenaries would attack an entire band of mountain gorillas. They would slaughter all the adults and capture the babies for shipment to zoos in Europe and America. They would sell off the parts like the hands and heads to collectors. The meat was referred to as “bush meat.” This was acceptable behavior then, although most people would be horrified if zoos continued to do this today. Zoos have long abandoned the slaughter capture approach to securing specimens. Marine aquariums have not. This is exactly the method used today by many marine aquariums around the world: Capture an entire pod of dolphins, select the prime specimens, and kill the rest for meat and trophies like dolphin teeth an...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/commentary-and-editorials/2010...

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