Posted Monday, June 25, 2007 9:53 AM | Contributed by Jeff
A marine mammal theme park proposed by a group of former Sea World executives for this isolated stretch of western Panama has been stalled by animal rights activists who claim “swim with the dolphins” attractions are cruel and anti-environmental.
Read more from The LA Times via FortWayne.com.
I'm just saying.....
I'm a tree hugger and all, but I really don't have a problem with this provided the animals are well treated. This particular project doesn't sound like it has any real conservation value, but facilities like this have trainers that love the animals and they're well fed.
I don't know. Perhaps after the larger picture is examined, the canal and the disposable dipers are the worst options.
I agree with Jeff regarding the dolphins. And if anything, they raise awareness that we aren't the only ones on the planet.
I was working at this agriculture show once where they had both worlds collide in adjacent halls: One hall was the zoo for the sweet animals, the next hall was for public slaughtering.
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