Shark fin soup horror video

From the Daily Mail in England:

Shocking video shows thousands of shark fins dumped on Hong Kong street to supply dubious soup industry

By Emma Reynolds

Last updated at 10:29 PM on 7th March 2012

Shark fin soup is a popular delicacy served as a status symbol by many of the rich in Asia, especially urban China.

But the broth is made through the cruel practice of hacking off a live shark‘s fin and then tossing the animal back overboard to drown.

This eye-opening video shows what happens next in the dubious industry – which is illegal in many countries – as thousands of fins are dumped on a street in Hong Kong.

See also here.

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