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Majestic fin whales

Icelandic whalers kill first fin whales in four years

As feared, whale hunters in Iceland have slaughtered at least two fin whales, the first...

Majority of Icelandic people think whaling harms their country’s reputation

With the very real prospect of Iceland's only fin whale hunter, Kristján Loftsson sending boats...
Humpback whale underwater

Humpback whale rescued from shark net in Australia

A humpback whale and her calf have managed to escape after becoming entangled in a...
Long-finned pilot whale

Fishermen in Norway eat pilot whale after entanglement in net

According to local reports, fishermen in Norway ate meat from a long-finned pilot whale after...

Switzerland Bans Import Of Dolphins For Captive Shows

Swiss authorities have announced that the import of dolphins (and whales) will be banned, a decision that effectively ends any new captive whale and dolphin shows in the country. 

Currently, Connyland is the only animal park in Switzerland where dolphins are kept with three remaining at the facility after the controversial deaths of two dolphins last year.

The decision means that the remaining dolphins will live out their days at the Connyland facility.

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