28 Sep '13, 4pm

Sea Shepherd Unveils Largest Faroe Islands Campaign

Sea Shepherd explains why they feel the hunts are cruel as well as illegal, “Faroese men plunge blades into the whales’ bodies until each cetacean’s spinal cord is severed, rarely on the first attempt and more often it takes several minutes for the whale or dolphin to die. The pursuit and beaching of these animals is extremely terrifying and stressful for them (in the UK, and also across Europe, the harassment of dolphins and whales is a crime in itself) and the killing looks just like what it actually is — a frenzied massacre of innocents.” The organization says no members of the pods are spared, including mothers, pregnant females and babies, adding that “the entire cetacean family is killed and the waters of the Grind bays turn blood red for hours.”

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