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New Zealand bans tourists from swimming with dolphins in a popular holiday spot in order to protect the species from being ‘loved’ into extinction

New Zealand’s Department of Conservation (DOC) has banned tourists from swimming with friendly bottlenose dolphins in the popular Bay of Islands because they were “loving the dolphins too much.” According to DOC, human interaction with the dolphins has led to a population decline since 1999. Research shows that just a […]
New Zealand bans tourists from swimming with dolphins in a popular holiday spot in order to protect the species from being ‘loved’ into extinction