If you found my post about the plight of dolphins in Japan interesting upsetting, ABC News’ Primetime will be covering the issue this Thursday:

[T]he popularity of dolphin parks is booming, with visitors lining up to get up close and personal with the adorable animals. But a “Primetime” investigation finds that there’s a dark side to the dolphin park industry.

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