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Humpback whale rescued from shark net in Australia

A humpback whale and her calf have managed to escape after becoming entangled in a...
Humpback whales in Alaska

Pumps and conveyor belts. How could more whales help save us?

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Amazon River dolphin (Boto)

River dolphins observed playing with anaconda

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Common bottlenose dolphin

Dolphin pens identified at Russian naval base

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WDCS Criticizes Hong Kong Airlines For Live Dolphin Shipment

Hong Kong Airlines has agreed to stop the transfer of live dolphins on its cargo planes after coming under pressure from the public.

WDCS was dismayed by reports that Hong Kong Airlines had potentially been profiting from the shipment of live dolphins from Japan to Vietnam.

These dolphins were most likely acquired through the cruel dolphin drive hunts, and pose severe conservation and welfare concerns. Profit or no profit, we are urging Hong Kong Airlines to refuse any further shipments of dolphins.

See the sad pictures at chinadaily.com