Minke whale hunt starts off north-eastern Japan coast

A fleet of four whaling ships left a port in north-eastern Japan today (April 10) to hunt a maximum 51 minke whales,,, The Association for Community-Based Whaling, a nonprofit organisation set up for coastal research whaling, plans to hunt in a 90km radius area from Ayukawa port in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, to examine the animal’s impact on marine resources by checking the stomach contents and other facets of the game. Read the rest here 13:12

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