Chipmunks see a gap when the law is ‘aboot’ cross porpoises

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Chipmunks see a gap when the law is ‘aboot’ cross porpoises

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My Canadian friend was disappointed to discover this week that she will no longer be able to trap dolphins and whales during her annual summer sojourn back home.

Before you call the SPCW on her, of course she has never exploited an aquatic mammal (although she has been known to film the antics of chipmunks and squirrels without written permission from their parents).

It is, however, true that Canada’s House of Commons has finally approved what has been nicknamed the “Free Willy Bill”, which outlaws the capture and breeding of whales, porpoises and dolphins for entertainment purposes...

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