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


Science & Tech  (tags: Scientists See Cruelty in Killing Method )

Agnes
- 498 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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Comments

Freya H. (304)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 7:05 pm
Maybe, just maybe, this will help in bringing about an end to this vile practice.
 

Jason S. (57)
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 Badenhorst (551)
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 picchetti (286)
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. (144)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 2:55 pm
Gee, since when do scientist care about how to kill an animal!
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Friday April 12, 2013, 1:06 am
Amitabha! Thanks for this great article.
 

Ruth S. (307)
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 Padilla (176)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 3:19 pm
Thank you for confirming why I already know... Of course it is cruel!!!!!
 

Klaus Peters (11)
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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