Dan Rather: ‘Soup’ Jumping the Shark

Published by PETA.

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.

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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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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind