Campaigners condemn killing of minke whale trapped in nets in Japan

Animal killed with what appeared to be exploding harpoon, after one ‘half-hearted’ attempt to free it.

The Guardian

Last updated on 11 January 2021

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Japan
Region: 
Western Pacific
Threats: 
Bycatch
Species: 
Balaenoptera acutorostrata subspp
Species group: 
Marine mammals