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November, 2010

Nov 19th

To eat or not to eat…an endangered species?

Hunting of protected species such as whales, turtles, and primates for human consumption remains one of the leading threats to their survival. It can also be harmful to humans. Public attention focuses on cases such as the Japanese dolphin hunts depicted in Academy Award-winning film, The Cove. But most hunts occur out of sight and out of mind and the potential health effects are unknown to most medical professionals.

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