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This is an issue near and dear to my heart – whether or not animals belong in captivity. HUGE issue and very heavily debated in political, scientific, and animal rights groups across the globe. 774 more words
This evening I watched a documentary recommended to me by Joanna, that exposed the brutal slaughter of dolphins in Taiji, Japan. Hidden in a cove, fenced off away from photographers, 23,000 dolphins are herded into a bay, seperated from their young who get shipped of to sea worlds and stabbed repeatedly whilst frantically trying to swim for their lives, until the waters turn opaque red with blood. 225 more words
I had an interesting conversation about dolphins yesterday. One that saw comments made by the other person that warranted a thought-provoking response.
I was told that they are “just animals way behind us in evolution” and that if they were anywhere near as ‘clever’ as us they would be “ruling the world and coming up with the technology we have”. 223 more words