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.