Leonardo DiCaprio urges Californians to back shark bill

VIA – TORONTO SUN

DiCaprio urges Californians to back shark bill

WENN.com

First posted: Saturday, September 03, 2011 09:37 AM EDT | Updated: Saturday, September 03, 2011 09:42 AM EDT

Leonardo DiCaprio is pleading with fans in California to back a bill banning the sale of shark fins in the state.

The Hollywood star, a passionate animal rights campaigner, previously wrote a letter to officials in support of Assembly Bill 376, which would make it illegal to possess, sell or trade sought-after fins.

Now DiCaprio is ramping up his efforts as authorities prepare to vote on the legislation – he has asked Californians to place calls to their state senators and ask them to protect sharks.

In a post on his Twitter.com page, he writes, “This is our last shot. Please help.”

The actor has also called for fans to sign a petition urging world leaders to do more for shark conservation.

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http://www.torontosun.com/2011/09/03/dicaprio-urges-californians-to-back-shark-bill

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