According to the results of the autopsy performed by the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kyungbook National University on February 27th, 2017, the dolphin named ‘UD-9’ died of bronchial pneumonia caused by the Morganella morganii bacteria.
Animals in Captivity
A Korea Times article on the English site about the investigation by CARE and other animal rights organizations into the dolphin deaths at the Jangsaengpo Special Whale Culture Zone in Ulsan is the most read article on Friday 24th February.
Despite the actions of CARE and other activists, Ulsan Namgu Office went ahead with their importing of two bottlenose dolphins from Taiji, an infamous dolphin hunting town in Japan. Here, we’ll document the dolphin’s journey from Osaka, Japan to the Whale Ecology Experience Center in Ulsan, South Korea.
On the morning of February 6th, 2017, we, and an alliance of animal welfare and animal rights organizations, held a press conference in the parliament building about the cessation of importing dolphins by Ulsan Namgu Office.
Ulsan Nam-gu must call off the dolphin importation plan! Recently, we received shocking news that Ulsan’s Whales’ Ecology Experience Center will import two dolphins from Taiji, Japan, a well-known place for cruel dolphin hunting. CARE strongly opposes their decision and will take action until the importation and exhibition of dolphins become banned. In 2015, the […]
CARE made a surprise attack on the scene of dog fighting On January 15, 2017, CARE, a Korean animal rights organization, rescued two fighting dogs from their owners who habitually opened a gambling place wherever people were available. Two dogs who were severely damaged were transferred immediately to the vet. One of the dogs was […]
In April 2016, one elephant died at Angkor Wat where it is a historic site of Cambodia. This elephant died of a heart attack as this elephant had not rest for a long time at over 40 degree temperature. Cambodia’s elephant abuse problem has been raised consistently. Elephants were tied up in an iron fence […]
The case of this film is not only limited to China. If we end up criticizing China for animal show abuse, we are not able to approach closer to the main problem. It is a global trend that animal show is becoming banned but in Korea, the animal show which uses monkeys, dolphins, or elephants […]
This past June, CARE discovered a cat farm in a run-down building, and rescued the dozens of cats that were being bred there. Thanks to the many vets and volunteers that helped out, we were able to help the cats suffering from disease. By August 20, every cat found a new home. However, the bill […]
With CARE activists, volunteers worked together to clean up the shelter that temporarily housed 53 cats that had been recently rescued from an illegal cat factory. CARE activists have visited the shelter working with the rescued cats daily to check up on progress, and every 1 to 2 weeks working with the volunteers to clean […]
One man was caught for an illegal circulation of subminiature monkey, Marmoset money, in Korea. CARE had been acquire information about trader who illegally trade ‘common marmoset monkey’ which is included in CITES (The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) Appendices I as a species that are threatened with […]