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Dan Rather: ‘Soup’ Jumping the Shark

Written by PETA | January 24, 2012

Tuesday’s Dan Rather Reports will present exclusive and disturbing video footage of the barbaric and inhumane practice known as “shark-finning,” which is when fishers pull live sharks from the water, cut off their fins, and then dump them back into the water while still alive.

PETA Interview With Dan Rather

PETA’s Colleen O’Brien interviewed Rather about it.


Dan Rather Reports
Video Clips

The following clips feature never-before-seen undercover video footage of just some of this shocking cruelty:

Without their fins, the sharks die a slow and agonizing death, usually from suffocation. And the practice is on the rise, feeding the public’s growing appetite for shark-fin soup.

Watch the Exclusive Video Live! 

Dan Rather Reports premieres on HDNet on Tuesday, January 24, at 8 p.m. ET, with an encore at 11 p.m. ET. Tune in to learn what steps are being taken to protect these majestic animals of the sea so that they don’t disappear forever.

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  • rosa vasapollo says:

    This barbaric practace has to be stop. I can belive this is going on in a civilize sociaty!

  • WWhiting says:

    I’m not a fan of sharks, they scare the hell out of me. But this is horrible and saddens me.

  • Marin says:

    This is what the documentary “Sharkwater” was about. I absolutely LOVE sharks, and watching them sink to the bottom of the ocean with their fins cut off horrified me and brought me to tears.