Risso’s Dolphins are First Victims of Taiji “The Cove” Dolphin Hunting Season 2014

Champions for Cetaceans

By Kirsten Massebeau

A pod of Risso's Dolphins are the first victims of the Taiji Dolphin Hunting Season. by The Ric O'Barry Dolphin Project September 16,2014 (September 15, US time)A pod of Risso’s Dolphins are the first victims of the Taiji Dolphin Hunting Season. by The Ric O’Barry Dolphin Project September 16, 2014 (September 15, US time)

The string of “blue cove days” ended September 16, 2014 as an innocent pod of Risso’s dolphins was driven into a remote cove in a state park in Taiji, Japan where a handful of men captured, and then slaughtered the entire pod. The yearly capture and slaughter of dolphins was made famous in 2009 when the documentary, “The Cove” was released revealing the inhumane and cruel treatment of these highly intelligent beings whose lives are destroyed for aquariums, food, and fertilizer. The hunt that takes place each year from September until March is brutal, grueling, cruel and deadly for the dolphin victims that attempt to travel past Taiji, Japan located in the Wakayama, Prefecture.

Dolphin hunters carefully transfer the dead, and half dead bodies of a Risso's dolphin family through deaths door. by SSCG's September 16,2014 LivestreamDolphin hunters carefully transfer the dead…

View original post 326 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s