Thursday, June 25, 2009

Shark Fins Drying in the Street

Many species of open ocean shark are under serious threat says an assessment by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Many are caught and killed for their fins and Hong Kong is a paradise for lovers of shark fin soup.
Around Wing Lok Street, Ko Shing Street and Des Voeux Road West you will find many shops selling shark fin.

© Kees Metselaar 2009

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