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Dolphin Slaughter

Dolphin Slaughter

Sunita Garg

Hello, I'm Sunita and I'm 14 years old. I love all animals and want to be a vet when I am older! I became interested in cetaceans and captivity a couple of years ago when I went to SeaWorld and absolutely hated it. Since then I have strongly despised captivity and tried to learn as much about the reality of all the theatrics as I could.

Dolphins are possibly the most loved marine mammals in the sea. Thousands of tourists flock from all over the globe to swim with them, in captivity or the wild, or see them in dolphin shows as crude forms of entertainment. However, not many know about some of the horrors of the cetacean captivity industry. One of these horrendous acts is the annual Taiji dolphin slaughter, which takes place every year in Taiji, Japan from the 1st of September and lasts for six months...

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