Zoo/Aquarium/Animal Cafe/`Circus

Honey and the penguins, the beginning of new distress

At “Inubosaki Marine Park” in Chiba prefecture Choshi city which closed due to deterioration and business collapse in January 2018, a bottlenose dolphin “Honey”, humboldt penguins, and fish were left behind, and voices of concerns over their future were incessant.  Despite strong interest from overseas, the Marine Park has refused contacts with us or the media and has withheld information. Management resumes with a new owner!?  Honey and the penguins may get sold to China!? According to an article on the 2019/7/5 issue of the weekly magazine “FRIDAY”, the chief director has been replaced by a Chinese woman; moreover, details were posted that are astonishing, or rather they matched our worst expectations.…

Stop Using Horses–Abuse against horses at shrine’s festival in 2018

The Fujisaki Hachimangu Shuki Reitaisai festival was held on September 16th 2018 in Kumamoto prefecture at which abuse against horses took place again. The most noticeable incident was where horses were beaten with whips numerous times during the break, and cheers from the audience broke out every time horses kicked their back legs. The video showing the incident was picked up, and covered by lots of media outlets. However, abuse cases did not end there. We failed charges against three malicious cases for abuse, which were captured on videos. These charges have been accepted. Please sign petition here! Don’t use horses for festivals! Sign petition Process for these charges “Isn’t…

Diagnosis of Honey :Possibility That She Is Suffering from Internal Disease

Veterinarians of each prefecture are not professional of each species. They may diagnose that Honey has no problem because she is alive and her scars are getting better. However a veterinarian who’s professional of marine mammal did not diagnose the same. We had Dr. Heather Rally diagnose Honey. She is a California licensed veterinarian with specific training in marine mammal medicine and dolphin health assdssment. She is the Supervising Veterinarian of Captive Aniaml Law Enforcement with the PETA Foundation in the United States. Diagnosis “She needs to be diagnosed and treated immediately” Dr. Heather Rally :Veterinarian (California licensed veterinarian) 2018/09/01 “Video footage indicates that numerous animals are currently being held captive…

Don’t Make Honey Suffer Anymore! Give Honey a Peaceful Life

Honey was pregnant when she was captured Honey is left alone in Inubousaki Marine Park which is already closed. She is a wild bottlenose dolphine that was captured by drill hunt in Taiji in Wakayama prefecture in February 2005. She gave birth to “Marine” at June 26, 2005. Bottlenose dolphins’ pregnancy period is 12 monthes. There is also a record showing Marine’s father is a wild dolphin, it can be said that Honey was pregnant when she was captured. There is a news paper article of when Honey was captured. “『Unexpected baby  A dolphin gave birth to a baby at Inubousaki Marine Park』 The mother was just transported to the park after being…

Against Aquarium ,Never go to see cruel dolphin show

On 26th August, we educated the issues of the aquarium in front of Shibuya station and appealed with 20 members. Check photographes on ARCJ’s Flicker Handborn dolphin “Honey” is left alone in closed Inubosaka Marine Park.”Save Dolphin’s Honey! Postcard action” had been spread rapidly, now Haney became a social issue.On this day, two television programs came. And we could distribute 600 sets of leaflets.Read about Honey http://www.arcj.org/en/animals/aquarium/00/id=1352 We hope that Honey will never be used for aquarium business again. Honey needs a sanctuary. Thank you for joining us.

Send Honey to a Sanctuary! Liberate Her from Dolphin Show and Artificial Breeding

Inubousaki Marine Park in Chiba prefecture was closed down in January 2018. Honey, a bottlenose dolphin is left in the park alone. There were 4 other dolphins at the park but all of them died already. Inubousaki Marine Park do not answer to any questions related to the current situation of Honey or where she will be sent to. The current situation of Honey Honey is kept in a pool outside. She needs to fight against loneliness by herself.  The skin of her back is cracked, and she was performing stereotyped behavior of shaking her head up and down. We asked Kaisou Health Center about the crack of her skin…

Horses killed for meat – Raised in horrific conditions

What do you imagine when you hear a word “horse”? Horse race Horse ride History drama Horse carriage Processions (Daimyo-Gyoretsu) Horses used at events Hormone agents Shampoo made of horse oil … and Horse meat Horses are used in many scenarios. However, almost all horses end up being killed for their meat. Where do horses in Japan come from and what’s their destiny? How much sacrifice are we talking about? The number of horses raised in Japan, except for the ones raised for meat, is approximately 70,000. The number slaughtered in 2015 was 12,466. Kumamoto prefecture killed more horses than any other, of which the number was 5,642, followed by 2,701…

We lodged this petition to 14 owl cafe and owl shop

We lodged this petition to 9 owl cafe and owl shop(selling owl as a companion animal) , One of them stop selling owl anymore, but others no reaction. Hokkaido 1 Miyagi Prefecture 1 Gumma Prefecture 1 Kanagawa Prefecture 4 Tokyo 5 Chiba Prefecture 1 Hyogo Prefecture 1 One of the owl shop are one of Japanese big home improvement retailer. They said to us [After the last one owl will be sold, we will stop to sell owl anymore. As a result of considering the ecology and characteristics of the owl, we decided.] Please sign the petition End owls café where the birds are constrained and immobile

Ex-owl cafe worker speaks out

We have received information from a whistle-blower who previously worked at an owl cafe.  The conditions which owls live under in this kind of establishment are unimaginably inhumane, being forced to just stay still and endure their circumstances. We have to think about what we can do, individually and collectively, about this situation. Kept leashed in the same place, even during their rest time and after the shop is closed I worked at an owl cafe from 2015 through 2016. This is a place where you can watch and pet live owls while enjoying a drink. The shop keeps around 30 owls to exhibit, as well as to sell. These…

Please liberate 315 chimpanzees in Japan

Chimapanzee is very close as human being. They can use tools, their emotional expressions are almost same as human,  their love expression, sorrow, happiness, anger, and behavior when you get lost are same as human. There are 315 people of chimpanzees in Japan without proper environment and care Please boycott zoos in Japan. Pon was in Yamajigoku zoo in Beppu Onsen別府温泉 Pon was born in Africa in 1978, he was bring to Japan at 1~2 years old. His space is only about 20 ㎡, and  one tire was hanging. Though we demand to impove his situation to the zoo, the zoo did not do anything for him , their excuse was that he is…