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12-24-2011, 11:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Teufelsdreck View Post
Actually, I despise whaling and I feel minimal compassion when whaling boats sink. There's little justification for killing those magnificent animals. Many years ago I did research on cetaceans, especially on dolphins, and I have great respect and affection for them. I spent a month visiting research centers in Florida and California for an article I wrote. One of my favorite photographs shows me soaking wet after a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) named Pequod splashed me and ruined the shoes I was wearing as well as making my handwritten notes unreadable. He was getting even with me because I had had his trainer temporarily separate him from his mate, Lady.
Fascinating. Feel the same way about cetacean killing and captivity. What did you think of the movie "The Cove"?

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