Sea Turns Red With Blood After 150 Whales and Dolphins Slaughtered — Waking Times – June 4, 2019

Sea Turns Red With Blood After 150 Whales and Dolphins Slaughtered

Elias Marat, TMU
Waking Times

In Denmark’s Faroe Islands, the centuries-old tradition of butchering whales was in full-swing last week as the waters off of Torshavn Bay were turned into a sea of deep red. Anywhere from 130-150 pilot whales and 10-20 white-sided dolphins were brutally killed in the annual mass hunt.

The summer slaughter brings the number of slaughtered sea mammals—or cetaceans—to about 500 as of this year—par for the course in an old tradition dubbed Grindadráp by the local Danish community.

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