There's something fishy about the “Fresh Fish Meat & Poultry Market” in North London, UK, which appears to advertise dolphin meat among its other offerings.

London Market Flippers Off Customers On Porpoise

“So long and thanks for all the... hey, wait a minute!” It's doubtful dolphins and other marine mammals are offended by humans' propensity for confusing them with fish (we're looking at you, George Costanza) but a modern meat market really should know better than to plaster a picture of three leaping porpoises on their facade.   

London Market Flippers Off Customers On Porpoise

Ill-chosen imagery aside, dolphins are a protected species in the UK – Brexit or no Brexit – making trade in any part or parts thereof illegal. In fact, consumption by the general public has been prohibited since the reign of Edward II (1307-1327) when whales, dolphins and sturgeon were declared “Royal Fish” – if caught, possession immediately devolves to the Crown.

London Market Flippers Off Customers On Porpoise

It's likely British authorities will cut the fishmonger some slack since merely displaying images of dolphins is NOT against the law... at least, not yet. Knowing the strident stance of the UK's animal rights crusaders, however, posting some piscine photography in its place is highly recommended. (via WENN and PDX Retro) 

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