It is of extreme importance to remember that the majority of the Japanese people are completely unaware of the drive fisheries and the ways that these animals are collected for their entertainment. Media in Japan will not and does not cover it. Anger directed at the Japanese public would be an unhelpful approach. It is our goal to find creative ways to expose them to these fisheries and hopefully aid in encouraging a change from within the country.
- At least 13 finless porpoises have died in their tanks, some after just a matter of days. Source
- There were originally 2 pilot whales
- The pilot whale that resides there currently
Japanese Association of Zoos And Aquariums (JAZA) ban.