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Scientists See Cruelty in Killing Method Used in Japan's Dolphin Roundup


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Agnes
- 1442 days ago - dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com
a new peer-reviewed study, scientists assess the killing method employed by the dolphin hunters of Taiji, Japan, by watching video recorded surreptitiously in 2011 by a German dolphin-protection group,



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Freya H (361)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 7:05 pm
Maybe, just maybe, this will help in bringing about an end to this vile practice.
 

Jason S (50)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 7:13 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

Latoya Brookins (23)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 10:21 pm
I should be surprised that it takes something like scientists doing a study for people to believe that maybe torturing and murdering dolphins is cruel.
 

Frans B (582)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 8:23 am
sounds contradictory..."cruelty" in a "killing method"??? is there a killing method that is not cruel?... like so many other things on this earth, I do NOT understand this.....
 

Gloria p (310)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 8:34 am
Cutting the spinal cord of dolphins is so cruel I have to get off the computer. See you later.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 8:42 am
All killing is cruel....beyond cruel it becomes sadistic. Thanks Agnes
 

Lynn D (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 8:55 am
How horrible, hope Japan finally just gives up killing whales & dolphins! Thanks for letting us know!
 

Robert O (12)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 9:21 am
Thanks Agnes.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 2:01 pm
Having read of the cruel actions of the Japanese against prisoners in WWII and their current cruel actions against whales and dolphins today i believe the Japanese are, and have always been, a cruel people.
 

Gloria H (88)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 2:07 pm
what is it going to take for them to stop? I cringe when I hear that Hiroshima was the only way to get the Japanese to surrender. Why doe's it take extreme measures to get through to some people?
 

Birgit W (160)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 2:55 pm
Gee, since when do scientist care about how to kill an animal!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday April 12, 2013, 1:06 am
Amitabha! Thanks for this great article.
 

Ruth S (95)
Friday April 12, 2013, 7:30 am
How can people call themselves a Human Being if the word Human means to be kind, caring and understanding, but these people who are killing Dolphins are the opposite of that word!
 

Melania P (169)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 3:19 pm
Thank you for confirming why I already know... Of course it is cruel!!!!!
 

Klaus Peters (14)
Thursday April 25, 2013, 10:56 am
An absolutely barbaric culture without feeling for life and suffering, only their own selfishness and greed. Sickening.
 

Carol H (229)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 7:28 am
they are just POS!!!! how can they do this?????
 
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