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Taiji dolphin slaughter “inhumane”: Study

Grasping a steel spear in his right hand and the fin of a dolphin (obscured by tarpaulin) in the other, a fisheries worker smiles as he prepares to sever the animal's spinal cord in the bloody waters of 'killer cove' in Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, in September 2009. ROB GILHOOLY PHOTO. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

I have neglected this blog of late — always seem to have too many other things to do. So I shall attempt to play  a bit of catchup.

I had a story published in the Japan Times here about a peer-reviewed study that contests a previous (non peer-reviewed) study claiming that the method used to kill dolphins in Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, was more humane than the method used previously.

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