19 Oct '11, 12pm

#thecove Captive dolphins for "economic greed and vainglory" (great word BTW)

I beg to differ with Mr Neil Wilkinson, in his letter "We should support RWS' Marine Life Park" (Oct 18). I do not know what surveys he had done to say that people against the captivity of wild dolphins in Resorts World Sentosa are in the minority. Everyone I have spoken to about the captive dolphins were either ignorant of the matter or appalled. Those in the former group soon became appalled. None of us are animal activists. There is nothing admirable about what Resorts World Sentosa is doing, either in effect or intention. If it had captured the dolphins to aid conservation efforts, people would not be up in arms. What it is doing is for economic greed and vainglory. What it has done has already resulted in two dolphin deaths. Animals become depressed when they are taken from their natural habitats to artificial environments and are forced to perform for people, so much...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Voices/EDC111019-0000565/RWS-d...

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