January 24, 2012
Shark finning is the term used when fishermen pull live sharks from the water, slice off their fins and then dump them back into the water while still alive. Without their fins the sharks die a slow and agonizing death, usually of suffocation. And, the practice is on the rise – feeding the growing appetite for shark fin soup.
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