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Ate of Baby White Dolphin: "I'M Afraid She Will End Up as Fertilizer or Pet Food."


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 162 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
Rare objects have tremendous monetary and emotional value--and, sadly, this applies to living creatures, including dolphins. Amid the global uproar over the latest round of dolphin killings in Taiji, Japan, one young calf, an extremely rare albino



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Cher Away Personal Msgs ONLY (1466)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 4:25 am


Sorry! Title should say.....


Fate of Baby White Dolphin: “I’m afraid she will end up as fertilizer or pet food.”


 

Ruth S. (313)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 6:49 am
This is a crap of a world, no animal can live in peace because of human greed!!
 

Julie Botsch (12)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 7:11 am
Thank You. Noted and Appreciated.
 

Sara P. (56)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 8:46 am
Hard to find the right words in front of another cruelty on the part of human beings against defenseless animals.....
 

Bob P. (424)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 8:46 am
Thanks Cher
 

Angelika R. (146)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 10:27 am
Well, Cher-there's not really too much difference..according to story..
" “It’s a gut feeling based on 54 years of being around captures and seeing how many do not survive their experience, especially one that young who was taken away from its mother.”
Beyond heartbreaking!! Let's just hope and pray Angel will be spared that fate..

(on a side note, with the help of this PHOTO I WAS FINALLY -AFTER 4 Yrs almost- able to identify that avatar Agnes H has! :) what a surprise.)
 

Birgit W. (140)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 2:14 pm
Heartbreaking. Thanks for sharing.
 

Kate Kenner (202)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 3:22 pm
I have actually avoided reading about this dolphin as I fear for what may happen. The Japanese obviously don;t give a damn about her or any other they catch.
 

Patsy Olive (0)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 3:31 pm
Noted & tweeted.
 

Ann Breeden (65)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 3:38 pm
The idea of this continuing off the coast of Japan is truly sad. The Japanese are truly "losing face" in the eyes of the world.
 

Muriel Servaege (38)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 4:11 pm
Heartbreaking. TY, Cher.
 

A F. (128)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 4:43 pm
thank you
 

Peta Clarke (23)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 7:18 pm
Noted thank you Cher so, so sad not right at all.
 

Janet R. (34)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 7:44 pm
This is why I hate people. The greed of these Japanese pigs is pathetic and I hope karma takes them out in a painful way. I guess they learned nothing from their earthquake.
 

Sylvie Bermannova (39)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 11:50 pm
I wish that the admiration for the extraordinary were expressed in a completely different way! Like this, they will only try to cash in on it more, and a lot of filthy lucre is guaranteed once greed has overtaken principles! Poor little baby-girl who should be playing with her mother in the waves now founds herself deprived of her free and happy life -- how sad is that! And it should not be so, her appearance notwithstanding.
 

Panchali Yapa (10)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 12:24 am
Thank you :)
 

Sherri G. (110)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 12:31 am
This is so sad and like so many. We must stop exploiting animals. Noted TY Cher
 

Melody Eaton (2)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 1:23 am
Stories like this are heartbreaking but need to be told , we must change this evil world!! Now!!
 

Jaime A. (32)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 2:19 am
Sad, sorry to say this about Japan but they are bahaving like barberians.!!
 

Danuta Watola (1174)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 3:41 am
noted
 

Alexandra G. (210)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 3:45 am
so sad
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 8:58 am
That would be heartbreaking, if it did happen
 

. (0)
Friday January 31, 2014, 7:28 pm
𝖓𝖔𝖙𝖊𝖉 𝖜𝖎𝖙𝖍 𝖘𝖆𝖉𝖓𝖊𝖘𝖘. 𝖙𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝖈𝖍𝖊𝖗!
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 11:55 am
A Taiji-caught dolphin can fetch more than $150,000, but we won’t know Angel’s actual monetary value until the bidding process begins. She is being held in a small tank at the Taiji Whale Museum, O’Barry says, and it is conceivable the museum could keep her as part of its collection.

Then again, she may not live long enough to bring in crowds. Very heartbreaking for this cute dolphin, Angel.
Thanks for sharing Cher.


 
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