Bureau and Corporate Funded Body
A while ago, Jedori
the dolphin became the focus of attention. Are you interested in what happened
to him? At 11: 15 tonight (August 18), a special SBS TV program titled Jedori’s
Happy Return Home will cover the story. Pop singer Lee Hyo-ri will do the narration.
The following is part
of the SBS’s press release about Jedori:
This is a record of a
year-long project for returning Jedori, which has lived in the Seoul Grand Park
in Gwacheon, to his home, the sea off Jeju Island.
Jedori was a mascot at the
Gwacheon. In 2011, reports surfaced that he was captured illegally, and
people asserted that he should be returned home.
Today, two years have
passed. What happened to him? In July 2011, a dolphin show business was
reported to have caught Jedori illegally and sold him to Seoul Grand Park.
Civic organizations stressed that Jedori should be returned home to the sea. In
March 2012, Mayor of Seoul, Park Won Soon decided to follow the civic
organizations’ clamor. …