‘Angel’ Update. Legal Proceedings Initiated On Behalf Of Taiji Hunt Dolphins.

Serbian Animals Voice (SAV)

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Our previous post of January 2014 on Angel:

http://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2014/01/26/many-reasons-to-detest-animal-abusing-japan/

Link:

http://www.takepart.com/article/2014/05/26/cove-city-sued-to-save-baby-albino-dolphin?cmpid=tpanimals-eml-2014-05-31-albinodolphin

May 26, 2014 By David Kirby

Ever since the Oscar-winning 2009 documentary The Cove horrified international audiences with blood-drenched images of the annual massacre of dolphins in the Japanese town of Taiji, animal-welfare advocates, celebrities, and even a high-profile U.S. diplomat have raised their voices in protest. Yet the killing continues. A recently filed lawsuit may ensure that opponents of the hunt, and the dolphins, will have their day in court.

Earlier this month, Australia for Dolphins, Earth Island Institute’s Dolphin Project, and Save Japan Dolphins “initiated legal proceedings on behalf of dolphins caught in the bloody drive hunts in Taiji,” a joint statement from the three groups said. The main focus of the unprecedented lawsuit is a rare albino bottlenose dolphin calf named Angel, who, according to the statement, is “kept in appallingly inadequate conditions.”

The legal…

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