Temporary Reprieve for First Catch Taiji Dolphins (2009)

GreenTracker| In the international hot seat of the documentary movie “The Cove”, and its blistering expose of dolphin and whale slaughter, Taiji officials said that all the pilot whales caught on the first expedition had been slaughtered; that half the bottlenose dolphins would be sold to acquariums and the remainder set free.

With cries of “We did it!” press reports don’t seem anchored in the fact that this hunt goes on for months, and the killing is far from over. Read on: A Small Victory for a Few Taiji-Captured Dolphins