Who knew the beautiful city of Taiji, Japan…<br />could be so…<br />
UGLY?!<br />
Were dolphins<br />really meant <br />for our <br />entertainment?<br />
Or are we being selfish…<br />Keeping them from living the life they were intended to live? <br />
They can remember  the way it was…<br />
…before they were spotted by the Taiji fishermen,<br /> and were herded toward the Cove…<br />
8% of the dolphins never make it to the Cove,<br />because of stress induced by the loud clanging noises the fishermen mak...
Once in the Cove they are <br />held overnight awaiting <br />the next day,<br /> were animal brokers <br />pick through t...
Where the dolphins <br />will spend the rest of <br />their shortened <br />lives in captivity.<br />
Then, after the “choice” dolphins are sold,<br /> the slaughtering happens…<br />
Unwanted dolphins are then sold to the meat market.<br />
After seeing the way dolphins act in the wild, and how <br />they are treated by the fishermen, it should be clear<br />th...
Why wait until the dolphins <br />are on the endangered <br />species list before<br />taking action?<br />That’s somethin...
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Taiji Dolphin Drives

  1. 1. Who knew the beautiful city of Taiji, Japan…<br />could be so…<br />
  2. 2. UGLY?!<br />
  3. 3. Were dolphins<br />really meant <br />for our <br />entertainment?<br />
  4. 4. Or are we being selfish…<br />Keeping them from living the life they were intended to live? <br />
  5. 5. They can remember the way it was…<br />
  6. 6. …before they were spotted by the Taiji fishermen,<br /> and were herded toward the Cove…<br />
  7. 7. 8% of the dolphins never make it to the Cove,<br />because of stress induced by the loud clanging noises the fishermen make <br />in order to herd them into the cove. <br />
  8. 8. Once in the Cove they are <br />held overnight awaiting <br />the next day,<br /> were animal brokers <br />pick through the dolphins. <br />
  9. 9. Where the dolphins <br />will spend the rest of <br />their shortened <br />lives in captivity.<br />
  10. 10. Then, after the “choice” dolphins are sold,<br /> the slaughtering happens…<br />
  11. 11. Unwanted dolphins are then sold to the meat market.<br />
  12. 12.
  13. 13. After seeing the way dolphins act in the wild, and how <br />they are treated by the fishermen, it should be clear<br />that the hunting and killing of these beautiful creatures <br /> is wrong.<br />
  14. 14. Why wait until the dolphins <br />are on the endangered <br />species list before<br />taking action?<br />That’s something even the Japanese should agree on.<br />

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