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Pacific Ocean / Dolphins #320240

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 15, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Intelligence and charm of dolphins featured. Dolphins noted on endangered species list. For. tuna fisherman reported killing dolphins for what they perceive as nuisances. Report introduced.

(San Pedro, California: Terry Drinkwater) Conservationists reported charging more dolphins being killed this tuna season than ever. Dolphins noted becoming entangled in tuna nets because schools often swim together; details given, scenes shown. [Marine Mammal Fund spokesperson Stan MINASIAN - cites numbers of dolphins killed in last two decades.] United States legislature protecting dolphins noted not applicable to foreign fishermen. [Marine biologist Sam LEBUTTI - describes killing dolphins.] United States government agencies reported threatening tuna boycotts if species not protected. [National Marine Fisheries Service spokesperson Charles FULLERTON - comments on how foreign people view issue.] Conservationists noted fearing certain species already endangered.

Reporter(s):
Drinkwater, Terry;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:10

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