A Beautiful World | It is now illegal to own a dolphin in India
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It is now illegal to own a dolphin in India

India grants dolphins and whales "Non-Human" personhood

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Based on “overwhelming scientific evidence,” India makes an unprecedented move forward in animal rights and becomes the largest country in the world to grant dolphins and whales “Non-Human” personhood, effectively making it illegal for the first time in the countries recorded history to own a dolphin. Puja Mitra headed the campaign for dolphin rights and speaks to Heather McElhatton about her next animal campaign.

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Animals, Ecology, Education, Environment, Ocean
A Beautiful World, Animal Rights, Dolphins, Heather McElhatton, India