Reports out of Taiji, Japan, are indicating that the dolphin drive season is finally over and clean up by the Fisheries Union is underway.
This year almost 1,500 dolphins were driven into the Cove. 293 more words
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TOKYO, Japan (CNN) — The slaughter of bottlenose dolphins in an infamous Japanese cove took place on Tuesday.
About 500 dolphins were driven into the cove this year, a larger number than usual, according to the local Taiji fishermen’s union. 1,024 more words