Japan Dolphin Slaughter

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A diorama depicts a whaling expedition at the whaling museum in Taiji, Japan on 10 September 2009. Japan's traditional whaling methods are said to have originated in Taiji in the 17th century, while dolphin hunting continues to be a major industry in the town, sparking protests from international conservation groups. .Photographer: Robert Gilhooly