Shocking! Thousands of Mutilated Shark Fins Drying on Hong Kong Rooftops

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Shark fins

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These photos were taken by photojournalist Alex Hofford. He says that roofs are being used to keep the shark fins out of public view, and that this specific one had been unknown to the public until now. He wrote:

"The front line in the war against the shark fin trade has shifted from the sidewalks to the roof tops. The theory goes that after being exposed at street level, they have now sought to move their activities out of the public eye to avoid further backlash."

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