City Bans Whales And Dolphins In Aquarium

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City bans whales and dolphins in aquarium
9th August 2017

By Sandra Pearce

A Canadian city has banned an aquarium from bringing in new dolphins, whales and narwhals.

The Vancouver Park Board voted to ban bringing in all new cetaceans, even if they are injured or rescued.

But the Vancouver Aquarium says the ban effectively ends whale rehabilitation and research in Canada.

The aquarium, which sits on land controlled by the parks department, has three cetaceans which were rescued and considered incapable of living in the wild.

These animals will remain and are not affected by the ban, reports the BBC News.