'The Cove' May Offer Whale and Dolphin Swims

Soon, you may be able to swim in the same waters where local Japanese hunters slaughter whales and dolphins. That probably won't be the slogan for the town of Taiji, in Wakayama prefecture. But the city featured in the documentary The Cove has applied for a permit so they can put a net across Moriura Bay in order to create a park where residents and tourists can swim with dolphins and whales. Before you jump to the conclusion that this will be a nice activity to take the place of their annual marine mammal hunt, there's this from the Herald Sun:

More at Outside

Elsewhere on the Web