dolphin hunting

The quota for this year's Taiji, Japan dolphin hunt is set at 1,820 dolphins. That's 1,820 dolphins the government of Japan decided and declared should no longer be alive after this season's hunting, from September 1 to the end of February.
Fourteen years ago when Dolphin Project first stepped foot onto the shores of The Cove, I committed to exposing the brutal slaughter that takes place there every year. And I haven't stopped since.
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Taiji, Japan, is a bloodbath once again — and a heartbreaking video captures the final moments of the hunt's first victims
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