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Op-Ed: Bottlenose dolphins and pilot whales await fate in Taiji Cove

Taiji - Two pods of cetaceans are awaiting their fate after being driven into Taiji cove last night. A pod of pilot whales and a pod of bottlenose dolphins were netted in two separate drives.

Activists scramble to save over 100 pilot whales in Taiji—Updated

Taiji - According to Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS), between 100-120 pilot whales were driven into Taiji Cove, Japan yesterday, and held overnight. Dolphin advocates are attempting to secure their release ahead of a mass slaughter expected later today.

Op-Ed: Third pod of pilot whales driven into Taiji Cove

Taiji - Another pod of 20-25 pilot whales were driven into Taiji's Cove last night. Sources who witnessed the drive, said whales caught between typhoon-churned swells and fishermen's boats threw themselves onto rocks in an attempt to escape.

Captive pilot whale dies in Taiji as 80-100 more driven into Cove

Taiji - An ailing pilot whale captured with her calf in a drive hunt in Taiji several days ago has died. Meanwhile, for the past two days, a large mixed pod of 80-100 pilot whales and bottlenose dolphin await their fate in the Cove.

Pilot whales, first species killed in Taiji Cove

Taiji - Two days after driving a pod of 24-26 pilot whales into Taiji Cove, Japan, 21-23 whales have been slaughtered. Three of the marine mammals were taken into captivity.
 

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The dead pilot whale mother is covered with tarps and taken to the slaughter house as her calf (bott...
The dead pilot whale mother is covered with tarps and taken to the slaughter house as her calf (bottom left) looks on. Credit: Sea Shepherd/Cove Guardians.
Courtesy Sea Shepherd Conservation Society/Cove Guardians
Around 80-100 pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins were captured in Taiji cove. Two thirds of them  ...
Around 80-100 pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins were captured in Taiji cove. Two thirds of them, were slaughtered.
Courtesy Sea Shepherd Conservation Society/Cove Guardians
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A pod of pilot whales driven into the Cove on September 14th in Taiji  Japan. After being held for s...
A pod of pilot whales driven into the Cove on September 14th in Taiji, Japan. After being held for several days without food, many were slaughtered. Image courtesy of Martyn Stewart.
Image courtesy of Martyn Stewart

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