18 Oct '12, 11am

PH allows export of dolphins to Singapore

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine government said Thursday, October 18, it has approved the export of 25 show dolphins to Singapore after a ban on their transport to a giant casino chain was lifted. Animal rights activists filed a civil suit against the government last week, preventing the export of the animals to Resorts World Sentosa. They alleged the capture of the bottlenose dolphins from the Solomon Islands, as well as their transport to Singapore after being trained, violated an international treaty on the trade of endangered animals and plants. The case was later transferred to another court, which lifted the travel ban on Wednesday, October 17. Theresa Concepcion, Asia head of the animal rights group Earth Island Institute, said it planned to appeal the latest ruling on Friday. "This is a sad day for dolphins. The lifting of the (court injunction) means we can n...

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Philippines allows export of dolphins to Singapore

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