07 Sep '11, 8pm

Sadly, around 70 pilot whales were killed September 2nd in Faroe Islands, marking the start of the Faroes' drive hunts.

Annual Slaughter Begins In Faroes Sadly, around 70 pilot whales were killed in Vestmanna, Faroe Islands on Friday 2nd September, marking the start of the infamous drive hunts in the country. The whales (often entire family groups) were cruelly driven into the fjord buy boats and slaughtered. Every year in the Faroe Islands , hundreds of pilot whales and other species including bottlenose dolphins and northern bottlenose whales, are hunted for their meat. The techniques used are intensely stressful and cruel. For more on Faroese hunts and what you can do - http://www.wdcs.org/stop/killing_trade/story_details.php?select=496

Full article: http://www.wdcs.org/news.php?select=1038

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