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Munter Protests Dolphin Killings

Racecar driver Leilani Munter protests the dolphin slaughter in Japan.

Veg racecar driver Leilani Munter is traveling to Japan to team up with The Cove’s filmmaker Ric O’Barry where they will speak up for the more than 23,000 dolphins slaughtered every year in Taiji, Japan. The dolphin slaughter opertation in Taiji is set to resume September 1. Today, Munter, O’Barry, and 50 others from around the world will present 1.7 million signatures at the US Embassy to the Ambassador for the US to Japan. They will be carrying flags of the 151 countries whose citizens have signed. “We are representing all the people who signed the petitions for the dolphins,” Munter says. “Let's hope this is the beginning of the end of the dolphin slaughter.”

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