In Japan, 250 bottlenose dolphins await slaughter or captivity

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LONDON: More than 250 bottlenose dolphins have been rounded up by Japanese fisherman to be slaughtered for meat or sold into captivity, animal conservationists are warning. The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) said dolphins were corralled into the Taiji cove and held overnight as the town’s controversial annual hunt was underway. It said one dolphin died in the process, and a rare young albino dolphin had been…

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