Plight of Honey the lonely dolphin, captured in ‘The Cove’, sparks protests in Japan

The plight of a lonely dolphin and dozens of penguins that have been abandoned in a derelict aquarium in Japan since the start of the year sparked protests this week, with activists and ordinary Japanese alike calling for the animals to be saved.
The female bottlenose dolphin, nicknamed Honey, was captured in 2005 near Taiji, a western port town notorious for its annual dolphin hunt that was featured in the Oscar-winning 2009 documentary The Cove, media reports say.
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