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Concerns over water pollution at captive dolphin facility

Disturbing images taken recently have emerged of contaminated tanks containing dolphins at Dolphin Discovery Puerto Aventuras facility in Mexico. Dolphins can be seen swimming in water filled with excessive algae growth and other contaminates potentially caused by a lack of filtration and water maintenance. A captive dolphin produces large amounts of excrement with a tank…

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Whales in waters around Russia could still be captured

A Russian ‘expert’ working group has concluded that the exploitation of whales and dolphins for so-called cultural and educational purposes should continue. The working group was responding to a 100,000 thousand signature petition from members of the public in Russia asking the government there to end captures of orcas, beluga whales and dolphins for sale…

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Captive dolphin at Nuremberg Zoo dies

Anke, a female dolphin held in captivity at the Nuremberg Zoo in Germany has died.  She was a bottlenose dolphin, 37 years old and had suffered from liver damage since 2017. The exact cause of her death will be revealed, after an autopsy, in about ten days. Anke was caught in the Gulf of Mexico…

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Solitary captive dolphin Honey dies

Reports from Dolphin Project state that a bottlenose dolphin named Honey, often described as the world’s loneliest, has died at the Inubosaki Marine Park Aquarium near Tokyo in Japan. Honey was taken from the wild in 2005 in one of the cruel hunts that take place each year in Taiji, Japan, where huge numbers of…

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