03 Jun '11, 3pm

Resorts World Sentosa bought 27 wild dolphins, caught from the Solomon Islands for their Marine Life Park attraction.

Resorts World Sentosa bought 27 wild dolphins, caught from the Solomon Islands for their Marine Life Park attraction.

SINGAPORE: The Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (ACRES) has once again called on Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) to retract its calls for more dolphins to be collected. It said RWS had already bought 27 Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins, caught from the Solomon Islands for their Marine Life Park attraction, and two died. ACRES on Thursday, disputed an RWS statement issued last Friday by a Park spokesperson that to avert species crises, more controlled dolphin collections should be done from more locations and more facilities built to study and breed them. ACRES said that efforts should instead focus on addressing why dolphins were disappearing in the wild. It quoted a report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, that the threats facing the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins included live capture for oceanariums, pollution, overfishing, incidental ca...

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