Five young dolphins from Curaçao Sea Aquarium have been ripped from their families and sent to Fakieh Aquarium in Saudi Arabia. We’re talking to Susan Hartland from Animal Rights, who took Sea Aquarium to court.
A Curacao judge had ruled that the five young dolphins Serena, Machu, Mosa, Sami and Luna were not allowed to be flown to Saudi Arabia, but Sea Aquarium still sent the animals. They were flown to Saudi Arabia on the 6th of June.
Animal Rights is very concerned for their welfare -the living conditions for dolphins will be worse in Saudi Arabia than in Curaçao- and is trying to get the animals back.
The Animal Reader is a small independent animal news platform based in the Netherlands. Sign up for our newsletter.