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Media: in Primorye, transportation of killer whales and beluga whales to the place of production began

They are loaded with a crane in special baths installed in wagons.

Loading killer whales and beluga whale in the car. A snapshot of Mikhail Kirillov, RIA Novosti

From the Whale Prison in Primorye, experts began transporting killer whales and beluga whales to the place of their release. This was reported by Tass , RIA Novostiand VL.ru.

TASS clarified that the animals will be taken to the base for marine mammals in the village of Innokentievka in the Khabarovsk Territory, from there they will be released into the Sakhalin Bay. Animals are loaded with a crane in special baths installed in the wagons.

At the time of this writing, according to journalists, experts have already loaded six belugas and at least two killer whales. Animals will be accompanied by a team of 70 people.

Snapshot VL.ru

From summer to autumn 2018, private companies caught 11 killer whales and 90 belugas and placed them at the base for adaptation. On November 16, 2018, the Primorsky Krai SC initiated a criminal case under the article on the illegal harvest of aquatic biological resources. February 22, 2019, Putin ordered the Ministry of Natural Resources to solve the problem of whales before March 1.

In support of the animals expressed Pamela Anderson, son of Jacques-Yves Cousteau and actor Leonardo DiCaprio. On April 8, the head of Primorye promised to release all animals from the “whale prison” into the natural environment.

FSB has opened administrative cases on the organizers of the “whale prison” in Primorye 

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