Those are the pens of Dolphin Base. The depth is only about 4m. Four dolphins have died in the 2018 typhoon. For the dolphin industry, dolphins are resources and commodities. If die, they can catch dolphins again by dolphin hunting. Dolphins have their own family, life, and emotions.
After Japan Dolphins Day 2020 @ Taiji on August 30, 2020, we had a discussion with the right-wing people who came to protest us.
People who used to protest Sea Shepherd (https://youtu.be/D0_phHn2aQM). This is a video of a discussion between those who insist on dolphin hunting protection and us activists who are trying to protect dolphins.
The right side is the internal organs of the pilot whales. It is called “Udemono” (boiled food). The left side is the muscle and cartilage in the gap between the bones of the pilot whales. It is called “Honehagi” (bone stripping). Dolphins and whales that lived freely in nature look like this.
Dolphins, whales, and all animals have the right to enjoy their own lives. Freedom for dolphins. Let’s release the animals.
※The term “Gondo whale” here is one of the four species to be captured: Melon-headed whale, Risso’s dolphin, Short-finned pilot whale, and False killer whale.