Aerial footage released by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society appears to show the bloodied remains of three minke whales
By Hannah Strange
Activists have captured rare images of protected whales slaughtered by a Japanese fleet in what is said to be an internationally recognised ocean sanctuary, offering a stark insight into Japan’s secretive but much-criticised whaling practices.
The bloodied carcasses of three minke whales lie on the deck of the Japanese ship Nisshin Maru in the aerial shots and footage taken by the anti-whaling campaign group, Sea Shepherd, as its vessels pursued the fleet through the Southern Ocean. The group said a fourth whale had already been killed.
“There’s three carcasses on the ship, a fourth carcass has been cut…
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