15 Whales Already Killed In The First Month Of Norway's 2019 Whaling Season

Updated: Apr 25, 2019

Image: @lillestikken from 2017

April 1st was the first day of Norway's whaling season. So far 15 minke whales ranging 6-8 meters have been harpooned by 3 vessels. It is expected that there will be more vessels joining in on the hunt throughout the rest of the season.

The minkes along the Norwegian coast feed on a type of crustacean called copepods, which there apparently is currently an abundance of.

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