For Now, A Reprieve
Scenes from an earlier hunt.
Fishermen in the Japanese town chronicled in "The Cove," an award-winning film on the brutal annual slaughter of dolphins, have released
the 100 bottlenose dolphins they caught the first day of the season
following international protests by animal-rights activists. But it
remains unclear how long the moratorium in Taiji will continue, and 50
pilot whales caught the same day were killed and sold for meat as