Whales are cut up by Japanese fishing crew after the country resumed whaling

Pictures have emerged of a freshly-caught whale being skinned, gutted and chopped up in Japan, a year after the country resumed whaling. Fishermen killed the 34ft long Baird’s Beaked Whale earlier today in Wada Port, Chiba, and later winched it into a slaughterhouse where its meat was prepared for sale to shops and restaurants.

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