A struggling hong kong theme park has said it will end its controversial dolphin and sea lion shows but will continue to allow visitors to hug a dolphin drawing criticism from animal rights groups. 1420 hkd child 3 11 yrs.
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Ocean park hong kong dolphins. The marine mammal park will be upgraded and expanded with hk 10 billion of public. Andrew kuan 84 879 views. Part of the programme proceeds will go to the ocean park conservation foundation hong kong to support its research projects and public awareness programmes for wildlife conservation in asia.
1180 hkd admission ticket covering the dolphin encounter programme. Participants with valid smartfun annual premium passes. The petition signed by almost 1 500 hong kong residents was accepted and hopefully the park leaders will begin to understand the public here increasingly wants changes made and the end of dolphin captivity.
Ocean park hong kong to stop dolphin show and other live animal performances 9 01am 14 jan 2020. 885 hkd participants with valid smartfun annual gold or silver passes. Ocean park is distinguished by being partially funded by the government here so the obstacles may be a bit more complex than trying to.
At the heart of this bloody trade is ocean park one of the prized gems of hong kong s long list of tourist attractions where mainland visitors watch dolphin shows at the rate of millions per year creating a growing demand for mainland china based dolphinariums run by owners looking to capitalise on the popular yet cruel entertainment past. Ocean park hong kong s animal theme park has finally announced an end to its controversial dolphin and sea lion show after coming under fire from environmental and animal rights activists. 944 hkd participants with valid ocean park admission tickets.
Since 2006 opcfhk has collaborated with the hong kong agriculture fisheries and conservation department to handle cetacean stranding cases within hong kong waters. Ocean park hong kong dolphin show 2014 duration. Ocean park corporation ocean park aberdeen hong kong telephone.
Janice fung 50 761 views. Until now the park had staunchly defended the dolphin show saying that it helps to educate the public about dolphins. 1660 hkd adult admission ticket covering the dolphin encounter programme.
852 3923 2323 facsimile. Hong kong non profit organization animal rights education said in a facebook statement the move was an important step but urged the park to gradually end marine. Ocean park s decision to end its dolphin shows but to keep the animals as a tourist gimmick is a missed ethical and financial opportunity said jason baker vice president of peta.
Ocean park hong kong was the first institution in the world to successfully artificially inseminate bottlenose dolphins and has developed several new breeds of goldfish.