Let Them Eat Me

Intelligence Of Dolphins Cited in Fight Against Hunt

Others See Equal Weight In the Value of Tradition

By Rick Weiss

Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, November 20, 2006; Page A01

A coalition of marine scientists has launched a campaign to halt Japan’s annual “dolphin drive,” in which thousands of bottlenose dolphins are herded into shallow coves to be slaughtered with knives and clubs.

The government-sanctioned event, which extends through the fall and winter, has been under fire for years from environmental and animal rights activists.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/19/AR2006111901250.html?referrer=email

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