Greetings all. Normally I wouldn't do this, but to anyone who reads this I have a request. Currently in Taiji Japan, roughly 250 bottlenose dolphins are awaiting slaughter and sales into captivity. Included in this pod are babies, juveniles, adults, and even one rare albino bottlenose.
The Taiji murderers will begin the killing process around 5:00pm EST. The pod has been in the cove since yesterday without food. This is the largest pod Japan has ever taken into the cove. This is what awaits them...
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These animals need help immediately. Please, if anyone reading this happens to have a Twitter or Facebook account, use it as a means to spread the word about what is going to happen today. The Sea Shepherd Cove Guardians are trying to get the #Tweet4Taiji trending on both Twitter and Facebook. If you could spare a moment, here are some sample tweets that have been being used against this slaughter... http://callofthecove.wordpress.com/twitter/
This is a very serious situation. Japan equates this killing to the Western World killing cows. Last check shows that the species of cow that the Western World generally eats is extinct in the wild. The bottlenose dolphin is not. The cows are bred with the intent to be eaten. Like it or not, or if it's right or not is irrelevant right now. We can debate that later. Right now though we all need to work together in a last effort to save 250 bottlenose dolphins that have now been taken out of the wild and await either captivity or death. Tweet away, post statuses, bombard embassies with calls and email (http://callofthecove.wordpress.com/embassies/). Whatever you can think of to try and save these animals. This is a call to action. Let's be a voice for the dolphins who have none TODAY!