EVERYTHING VEGAN

October 20, 2012 9:59 am
Huang-Ju Chen (Taiwan) The dolphin showWandering behind the scenes at a Japanese aquarium, where captive dolphins perform for the paying public, Huang-Ju came across this scene. ‘I saw the workers scrubbing the tank,’ he says, ‘but then I suddenly realised there were dolphins lying in the drained pool.’ It was a stark reminder of how different life in a sterile aquarium is to a dolphin’s natura
l ocean habitat. ‘I was shocked,’ says Huang-Ju, ‘at how the staff ignored the dolphins and didn’t seem to be in any hurry to refill the pool.’ Such captivity seemed a high price for the animal to pay just for human entertainment.

Huang-Ju Chen (Taiwan)

The dolphin show

Wandering behind the scenes at a Japanese aquarium, where captive dolphins perform for the paying public, Huang-Ju came across this scene. ‘I saw the workers scrubbing the tank,’ he says, ‘but then I suddenly realised there were dolphins lying in the drained pool.’ It was a stark reminder of how different life in a sterile aquarium is to a dolphin’s natura

l ocean habitat. ‘I was shocked,’ says Huang-Ju, ‘at how the staff ignored the dolphins and didn’t seem to be in any hurry to refill the pool.’ Such captivity seemed a high price for the animal to pay just for human entertainment.
 
  1. everythingwhelmed reblogged this from antemundane
  2. antemundane reblogged this from theloverofthelightt
  3. theloverofthelightt reblogged this from animalsandtrees
  4. elsaasri reblogged this from vortexanomaly
  5. mothgenie reblogged this from vortexanomaly
  6. vortexanomaly reblogged this from empatheticvegan
  7. slonte reblogged this from mysterybabylon
  8. mysterybabylon reblogged this from fuckyeahcompassion
  9. underworldmonkey reblogged this from kealer
  10. ms-ottoman reblogged this from nyxxisnite
  11. nyxxisnite reblogged this from mikhail-suslov
  12. mikhail-suslov reblogged this from liberateanimals
  13. iwantyouwrappedaroundmyheart reblogged this from avegetariansjournal
  14. mymaritzabby reblogged this from do-it-better
  15. do-it-better reblogged this from avegetariansjournal
  16. avegetariansjournal reblogged this from greysquirrels
  17. yungsl0th reblogged this from alwaysforgetregret
  18. veganangst reblogged this from greysquirrels
  19. greysquirrels reblogged this from empatheticvegan
  20. scarlett-sanguine reblogged this from fuckyeahcompassion
  21. idolize-lies reblogged this from singasongofsixpence
  22. micorazonatomico reblogged this from aceknightxvx
  23. veganlee reblogged this from fuckyeahcompassion
  24. veils reblogged this from k-a-i-r-o-s
  25. marblesil reblogged this from fuckyeahcompassion
  26. putridoverlord reblogged this from hidden-albatross
  27. hidden-albatross reblogged this from fuckyeahcompassion
  28. k-a-i-r-o-s reblogged this from dazydaisy
  29. memymisty reblogged this from fuckyeahcompassion
  30. animalsandtrees posted this