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The Slaughter of the Dolphins

By Ken White

In a move surprising for its bluntness (and getting attention for that as well as the issues raised) U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy recently made clear her deep objection to an annual event in a small town in Japan: the drive dolphin hunt or kill. She tweeted that she was “deeply concerned about the inhumanness of drive hunt dolphin killing,” adding that the U.S. government opposes this practice.

Assuming you might not know the term, a “drive dolphin kill” is hours, perhaps days of speed boats chasing large pods of dolphins, eventually trapping the terrified and exhausted animals …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green