One More Reason to See ‘The Cove’

Published by PETA.

From the folks at Ecorazzi comes the number-one reason for rushing out to see The Cove: It saves dolphins’ lives.

The annual dolphin slaughter in Taiji, Japan, was supposed to start yesterday, but all’s quiet in the cove:

 

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Taiji

 

Compare that with last year at this time:

 

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Dolphin slaughter

 

Ric O’Barry, the famous former (and reformed) trainer of TV’s Flipper, has been battling Taiji’s dolphin slaughter for years. He reports that instead of being filled with dolphin killers, the cove was filled with news reporters, including—for the first time ever—Japanese film crews.

Looks like Japan’s dirty secret is no longer a secret.

Written by Alisa Mullins

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