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06/11/2018, 22:12:12

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PETA blasts Chinese marine park after trainer puts lipstick on beluga whale for viral video

Animal rights group PETA have blasted a marine park in China after shocking images showed a trainer putting lipstick on a beluga whale for viral views.

The female trainer in question, whose identity has not been revealed, also appeared to kiss the animal and ride on its back in clips posted to the hugely popular video-sharing platform 'Douyin', which is also known in English as 'Tik Tok'.

The Asia branch of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) have criticised the Sun Asia Ocean World in Dalian, a coastal city in north-eastern China's Liaoning Province, after the clip went viral.

The set of pictures from the video have been shared more than 10,800 times at the time of writing.

The video was viewed thousands of times before being deleted
The video was viewed thousands of times before being deleted 

In an online statement, PETA Asia wrote: "Are the ocean's smiling angels now clowns?

"A Sun Asia Ocean World trainer is putting lipstick on a beluga whale and posting videos on Douyin.

"Lipstick contains substances harmful to animals. What about this beluga's well-being?"

The Sun Asia Ocean World have yet to respond to the accusations of animal abuse by one of its trainers.

The Douyin account in question has also since been deleted or had its username changed.

The trainer also kissed the whale and Peta have called for a ban on marine mammal parks
The trainer also kissed the whale and Peta have called for a ban on marine mammal parks 
The trainer riding on top of the whale
The trainer riding on top of the whale 

PETA has been a major advocate of banning marine animal parks such as SeaWorld in the United States.

Keith Guo, PETA Asia press officer for China, told Asia Wire: "In 2016, PETA exposed this sea world made many belugas and dolphins stay in shallow tanks.

"Those sea animals who had social needs were so anxious and living in pain. Now the situation of those poor animals still doesn't get any improvement."

He urged members of the public to telephone the local Dalain government and call for a ban on marine mammal parks.

Online criticism has also been directed at the video-sharing platform Douyin, which does not appear to have a policy banning animal cruelty.

Last week a viral video on Douyin showed a crayfish ripping off one of its claws in order to escape a pot it was being cooked alive in.





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