Season’s first dolphins killed in annual Japan hunt

During the six-month hunt, people from the southwestern town of Taiji corral hundreds of dolphins into a secluded bay and butcher them, turning the water crimson redJapanese fishermen on Friday killed the first dolphins of the season in a controversial annual hunt that attracted global attention after it was featured in the Oscar-winning 2009 documentary "The Cove". An official with the local fishing union in the small town of Taiji said boats left early Friday morning and trapped a dozen dolphins. During the six-month hunt, people from the southwestern town corral hundreds of the mammals into a secluded bay and butcher them, turning the water crimson red.


September 11, 2015 2:34 pm

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