Beluga Captivity

The Vancouver Public Aquarium is debating whether to continue keeping belugas in captivity. They offer two main advantages to doing this:

To them, the belugas are just great slabs of meat. Their welfare does not matter, even though they have brains larger than humans. I oppose holding belugas in captivity on the grounds it is inhumane.

~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:69)