The protest occurred on the same day that Dolphin Quest announced the termination of its contract with Dolphinaris Arizona.
Phoenix (EFE). -activist Animal advocate Protest outside this saturday Delfinario In Arizona, U.S. Are they dead In the past 16 months Four of these mammals Aquatic conditions, this situation has caused the recreation center to be subject to a federal investigation.
This Oppose It was made on the same day that Dolphin Quest, which lent some dolphins to the center, announced the termination of its contract with Dolphinaris Arizona. Recreation center The dolphin died in it.
Posters with similar messages “Adaptive killing”, “We don’t want dolphins in the desert”, “Cruelity is not entertainment”, The protesters called for the four dolphins still in Dolphin Bay, Arizona, to be sent to a marine refuge.
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday that they are “taking the next step” after the incident in the dolphinarium.
For its part, Dolphin Quest, the company that borrowed dolphins from Dolphin Arizona, reported in a press release today that they have terminated their contract with Dolphin. Delfinario And they assessed what would happen to the two dolphins still in the center.
The Dolphinaris Arizona in Scottsdale began operations in October 2016, when there were eight dolphins, four of which had died.
The most recent death occurred last Thursday. That day, the dolphinarium realized that the 22-year-old Dolphin Kay had to be euthanized two weeks after being seriously ill.
“We recognize that losing four dolphins in the past year and a half is abnormal.”Dolphin Arizona Governor Christian Schaeffer said in a press release.
He said that they are taking all measures to strengthen their joint efforts to ensure that dolphins have a good quality of life, which is not enough hope for animal advocates.