Date: 13 January 2016

At the opening ceremony of Hong Kong’s largest and impressive 3D floor painting, Chief Secretary for Administration Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-Ngor was a guest of honor. Unfortunately the image of the chief secretary gleefully posing by standing on the face of the endangered and beleaguered Chinese White dolphin, conveyed a confusing message and prompted widespread public backlash. See here for example.

 

 

 

 

 

Heads up from Dolphin Jai