July 22, 2018

Protesters rally against captivity at Vancouver Aquarium

Chants of “Empty the tanks! Empty the tanks!” could be heard as dozens of protesters gathered to protest the continued captivity of cetaceans at the Vancouver Aquarium.

“Your ticket supports dolphin cruelty, please think twice before you buy your ticket,” protesters yelled at would-be aquarium visitors.

The Vancouver rally was one of 50 around the world calling for aquariums to “empty the tanks” and release whales, dolphins and other marine mammals. Rather than capturing marine mammals, for almost two decades the aquarium has relied on rescues or adopted animals that would have otherwise died.

Still, protestors like Janos Mate said the captivity is

Source: http://bc.ctvnews.ca/protesters-rally-against-captivity-at-vancouver-aquarium-1.1837019