Kyivans rally to free the suffering shark

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Jan. 14, 2013, 12:30 p.m. |
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Protesters hold the photos showing sand tiger shark in the mall's aquarium.
© Kostyantyn Chernichkin

Several dozens of people came to Ocean Plaza shopping mall on Saturday, Jan. 12, to protest against the way mall’s aquarium is organised. The concern is about the biggest of the five sharks kept in there, sand tiger shark named Big John, that is, according to protesters, suffering from being kept in aquarium that is too small for her size. Protesters point out that shark’s nose wound is a proof that it hurts itself while swimming in a narrow aquarium, rubbing the glass walls and corals.

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