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Green and blue tarpaulin stand in contrast to the dolphin's blood that remains in a cove after the season's first slaughter in Taiji, Japan on 10 September  2009. Under increasing international pressure following the release of "The Cove", a film documenting the capture and slaughter of dolphins in the town, the fishermen now conceal their work from the public eye by fixing tarpaulin across the so-called "killer cove" and block public walkways in and around the cove. A woman claiming to be a dolphin trainer expressed disbelief at what she called the hippocratic stance of countries protesting against the culls that do so while slaughtering kangaroos and cattle, among other livestock, at home.    .Photographer: Robert Gilhooly.. Photographer: Robert Gilhooly