Murder Most Aquatic: "A Massive Massacre"
Corpses lined the streets of Berlin yesterday. Beside the Brandenburg Gate, the city’s premier tourist-destination, 17 dead bodies were laid out in a trough of ice. Visitors to the German capital may or may not have been shocked to inspect the cadavers, each a victim of the same ruthlessly indiscriminate killer — their distant, land-based, mammalian cousin — the mad animal called man. “300,000 dolphins and whales are dying in our oceans every year. That’s one animal every two minutes,” Greenpeace marine biologist Dr. Thomas Henningsen told dropping knowledge. “The fishery system is so destructive