Official Statements

DFE supports a number of Official Statements.

These include (but are not limited to);

COVID-19 & captive cetaceans Statement.  DFE address the ways in which the pandemic has affected, and may continue to affect, captive cetaceans.

Scientists Statement.  Scientific evidence supports that cetaceans are not suitable for keeping in captivity.

Psychologists’ Statement.  The consequences of children who attend circuses and other shows in which animals are improperly kept and used.

Statement on updated WAZA guidelines.
DFE’s response to the updated World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Animal-Visitor Interaction (AVI) guidelines.