Sunday, November 13, 2011

Dolphin in marine park 'was killed by noise from a two-day techno rave' according to Wildlife Experts - 13th Nov 2011

Wildlife experts have accused a marine park of killing a dolphin after allowing a deafening rave to be held in the attraction just a few yards from the mammal's pool.

Shadow - an eight year old dolphin - was found dead after becoming disoriented and distressed following the huge techno event.

Campaigners had warned licensing authorities in Lipperswil, Switzerland, that the Connyland aquarium's dolphins could be affected by the stress of being so close to the event.

However the Veterinary Office from the regional authority argued the facility where it would take place was built in such a way that the noise from outside would not disturb the dolphins.

The campaigners claim the party which lasted two days is thought to have affected the dolphins immune system - which in turn led to the death of Shadow. Read More