sailboat if crashed into a whale After being chased into the waters of the Beagle Channel, in the Patagonia region of Argentina. Although it happened in April of this year, a recording of the hit-and-run has recently gone viral.
The sailboat crew, according to the Association of Staff and Lawyers for Animal Rights (AVADA), “just laughed” at being run over. The Argentinian Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development has designated the sailboat as Inismara Rey 34586.
In the log it is possible to see the boat speeding towards the animal. Then the whale sailboat hits. The hit-and-run event occurred in the Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego, on the Beagle Strait that separates Argentina and Chile.
Actions to be taken against those responsible for trampling
According to the Association of Animal Rights Officials and Lawyers (AFADA), the agency will “take legal action against officials who hit a whale. An unprecedented event.” “They laughed and moved away from the scene of the accident,” the organization said in a statement published by the newspaper “La Nacion”.
According to the newspaper the scientistAvada pointed out that “the lack of regulation in the field of animal welfare as a result of the accident that occurred in the Beagle Canal” in addition to the need for a law “that protects and improves the living conditions of animals.”
The agency indicated the need to file complaints in similar cases. Because, in this case, “essential in the event a whale appears stuck,” as well as the ability of institutions monitoring the area to identify and prove damage to the mammals.
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