Dolphins used as bait for sharks
October 20, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
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ITV News has obtained footage proving - for the first time - that fishermen in South America are illegally hunting dolphins. Environmentalists believe thousands of the animals are slaughtered every year, with their meat being used as bait for sharks.
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