Shark fins discovered on rooftop 在樓頂上發現大批魚翅

更新時間 2013年 1月 9日, 星期三 - 格林尼治標準時間15:34


Thousands of shark fins were laid out to dry on the rooftop of a building, sparking anger from activists. Find out more with Story of the Week.





Thousands of shark fins drying on a Hong Kong rooftop.

It's thought they were stored away from the gaze of tourists and conservationists who find the trade hard to stomach.

They say the practice of removing the fin and tossing the shark back into the sea is barbaric.

But shark's fin soup is considered a delicacy by many Chinese diners, who also claim it has medicinal qualities.

Vocabulary 詞匯:

shark fins 魚翅

hard to stomach 難以接受的

barbaric 野蠻的

delicacy 美味佳肴

medicinal qualities 藥用效果

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