“It is not only a matter of one dolphin going home but a matter of the relationship between animals and humans, between Mother Nature and humans,” Seoul mayor Park Won-Woon said.
He has got it in a nutshell. The release of Jedol is about so much more than one released dolphin. It is a symbol of respect, compassion and a shift in human consciousness about their relation to animals and nature. it also shows what can be done, that it is possible to send dolphins home.