Japan Dolphin Slaughter

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Fisheries officials prepare to board a boat after slaughtering dolphins at "killer cove" in Taiji, Japan on 10 September  2009. Sept. 10 marked the first catch of the season, and around 150 dolphins were brought into the cove. A total of around 20,000 dolphins will be killed throughout Japan during the six-month season, according to Japan Fisheries Agency..Photographer: Robert Gilhooly.Photographer: Robert Gilhooly...