Former premier supports legislation, which has cross-party backing, as well as campaign by dolphin advocacy group to end captivity at the state’s only dolphin park in Coffs Harbour

A legislative bid to abolish dolphin captivity in New South Wales, targeting the remaining park in the state in Coffs Harbour, has gained cross-party support as well as that of the former premier Bob Carr.

More than 85,000 people have already backed advocacy group Australia for Dolphins’ appeal to premier Mike Baird to end dolphin captivity in the state since it launched on 9 April.

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Source: Guardian Environment