04 Jun '11, 11pm

Conservation

On the two dolphins bought by RWS that died in Langkawi last October from a bacterial infection Ms Boo said that RWS does not 'take death, or even illnesses, of our animals lightly.' -- PHOTO: MARINE LIFE PARK IN RESPONSE to a Sunday Times article last week (May 29), Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) sent in a reply to The Straits Times Forum 'expressing its commitment to animal welfare.' The article in question was an appeal from animal activist Ric O'Barry, better known for his documentary The Cove which exposed the dolphin trade in Japan. Mr O'Barry had asked that the dolphins be released into the wild and offered his services in ensuring a smooth transition back to their natural habitat. The email defended RWS' decision to showcase the remaining 25 wild-caught dolphins as one of the attractions at its Marine Life Park slated to open by end 2011, following the deaths of two d...

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

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channelnewsasia.com 03 Jun '11, 3pm

SINGAPORE: The Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (ACRES) has once again called on Resorts World Sentosa (RWS)...